Pazo de Santa Maria
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Day 4 Melide to Arzua 13 km
This has been one of the most beautiful parts of the Camino, but the most physically challenging. There were many steep hills to climb and the Laws of Physics state- what goes up -must come down. Ascending and descending affect different parts of the knees. Definitely one of those days filled with internal turmoils-mind over body.
The temperature has risen into the 80's. We definitely planned on the wrong ...
... and I talked to two men from Austria as they quizzed me about Australia and complimented me on my fair hair... We parted company at a cafe that appeared out of nowhere; I needed a loo and a foot rest break. It was packed to the hilt with noisy pilgrims. I saw Markus and Sitske so I sat with them for a quick chat before they headed off, and I met Stephanie from I don't know where, and Adele and Maeve from Ireland. Cheryl and Kate arrived not long after. Tables were at ...
... her name was Nora, she was an educator / communications consultant who was born in America and had lived and worked all over the world. She has recently bought a home in Malaga where she will retire. She said that she had used Germany as her place of residence all her working life, to which I replied, 'well I guess you have to pay tax somewhere', her response was 'not for the 5 years I worked in Qatar, that enabled me to buy my home ...
... and ours is just 14kms from Santiago. Walking quicker than most it is good to get in and have a rest prior to dinner- the feet appreciate it and I can tell you that they have been aching out on the road- we have walked 4 days some people are into the thirty plus day of walking. The afternoon as usual we walked by ourselves with very rarely another person around - had a bit of fun singing songs as ...
... people try to uproot them because they are not native. So we walked on until a cafe appeared, sat down and drank hot milk with chocolate. Rosie had described this and it was as yummy as she had said. After enjoying the hot chocolate and some bars, we moved on through more forests and cows. There were several climbs and descents of hills, we emerged above the River Mino and crossed on a high bridge. There looked ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility