Travel Blogs from La Coruņa
flew into Madrid from Italy.
Ryan Air, cheap but the flight attendants pitch their sponsors products throughout the entire flight (i.e. lottery tickets)
drove to A Coruna.
drove to Santiago a Compostle.
... our hotel, on a major road somewhere between Sigueiro and Santiago. We settled in for a welcome siesta and then a brief visit to the bar to refresh the parts other beers couldn't reach.
Tomorrow, we're planning an early start so that we can get into the centre of Santiago in time for the daily pilgrim's mass. We have only 11.5 km to go according to the CSJ guide, unreliable though it can be in distance terms.
Asta la vista! ...
... stretch on tarmac on relatively quiet country roads. Lovely green landscapes throughout, but hardly stunning stuff. For an hour or so we had no rain and by chance dropped into a bar for a warm tea or chocolate just as the rain started. We had our cards stamped with yet another cello and waited until the rain stopped and the sun began to shine although only briefly.
Onwards now and finally the Camino turned off onto ...
Heptagon Day - run out of ideas!
Bar/Casa Julia to Meson do Vento
I omitted to mention that yesterday's exertions amounted to a tidy 18kms, which means that today's jaunt, relatively baggage-free as we're staying in the same motel for a second night, could reach a mere 10kms. A leisurely breakfast in the Meson Novo and the owner's son drove us back to Bar Julia with a remarkable impersonation of one of Michael ...
... we arranged a car transfer and sank a beer or two before we shuttled in pairs to the Meson Novo, outside Meson do Vento. According to CSJ, this is a standard arrangement and very welcome too. Some trekkers do the Betanzos to Bruma stage in one thrash, 28+kms, and more fool them!We duly assembled at this relatively modern motel and found it had a bar, wi-fi, restaurant and whoopee warm showers. We're here for 2 nights - could be a lot ...