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Day 33 O’Cebreiro to Triacastela

Day 34 Triacastela to Sarria

27 May 2014

We are in Galicia

We entered Galicia two days ago. Many people start their Camino here. This means that the path gets increasingly more populated. It is … Read the rest

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Pase por favor

Day 35 Sarria to Portomarin

28 May 2014

Changing Scenery

Over time the type of farming has changed. The rolling fields of wheat or barley have been replaced by the sights, sounds and smells of cattle and other farm animals. … Read the rest

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The Camino Spirit

Day 36 Portomarin to Palas del Rei

29 May 2014

Melting Pot of Nationalities

The Camino is a real melting pot of nationalities. Here the Belgian (in yellow) is helping the Italian who has a problem with his bike. They … Read the rest

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Rain, rain and more rain

Day 37 Palas del Rei to Melide

30 May 2014

Not a Day That Invites Walking the Camino

If you weren’t on the Camino and didn’t have a flight booked, you would probably stay in bed with a good book … Read the rest

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Nearly there

Day 38 Melide to Arzua

Day 39 Arzua to Arua

31 May 2014

Subtle Changes on the Camino

The sights, sounds and smells have changed again-if subtly. For the last three days we have heard the buzz of a chain … Read the rest

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WE ARE IN SANTIAGO

2 June 2014

Santiago

After 40 days of walking across Northern Spain, sleeping in a different bed every night and meeting lots of lovely and interesting people we arrived in Santiago and the forecourt of the Cathedral at 2:30 pm

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Celebrating Quietly

Santiago

Getting our Compostelas

After arrival in front of the Cathedral we spent some time having photos taken and reciprocating. The way to get the whole cathedral in behind the person is to lie down!

Then we

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Beggars and the botafumiero

4th June 2014

Relief that We Made It

The day after arriving in Santiago after completing the Camino is one of relief. A day where there is no longer a concern that you might not make it. You have made … Read the rest

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Which way?

Santiago to Negreira

6 June 2014

The Signage is Different Now

Forgive me if I have already told you this! We learnt early on that the symbol of the Camino (the scallop style shell) is more than a symbol. It’s … Read the rest