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Although now in Portugal, you may recall I finished the last blog in haste. There were some treasured moments in those three days in and around Santiago I would like to share before they are lost.
Back in "flat earth days" Finisterre the extreme point of Western Spain was regarded as the firm earth's edge, to venture any further was to fall off it. no doubt before working out that the world was indeed round many sailors who tested the theory and never ...
... It is going to seem very strange to be tourists rather than pilgrims. We will look like pilgrims ´cuz we do not have fancy clothes, I think the transition may be difficult, especially as they speak French in Paris and we´ve just finally managed to get around with ease in Spanish!!
Much love to you all, take care of yourselves, love D&D
Well we are not in the outback yet so sending you some pics. This is very exciting to me as I have not been here before and it is the destination I have been looking forward to the most! I know......it is not the destination.......however I am heading to the ocean, home.......... Walking up out of Santiago was awesome and although the day was rainy we had enough dry spells to step lively! Cheers to you all, Di and Dave ...
Early on the day of my walk to Cape Finiterre as the locals call it, otherwise known as the Coast of Death, I appeared for breakfast in Larry's pension for breakfast. After all the sumptuous and more tasty offerings we had gobbled our way through, this was a complete surprise:four slices of packaged white bread with some butter and two small jam containers. I convinced myself that this was the regular small Spanish breakfast, after which you hurry to a cafe to drink cafe ...
... and they represent strength and health to me and inspire me deeply!
After a day of rest in Santiago, we made a final grunt to Fisterra. We covered just over 90 km (55 miles) in a day. The plan was to run it, but that pain in the quadriceps flared up again. Tim and I had already arranged to go our separate ways if this were to happen, but when I gave him a kiss at the point where I would go ahead, I ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed