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January 26, 2015, 7:22 pm
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We walked on, over the hills, by the sea, through woods and farms, villages and industrial zones.


We passed egrets, storks, sea crows sunning their wings.


I love the contrasts of Spanish Caminos. Here, a wild orange tree grows next to a flyover for a major road. We passed peacefully underneath. We bought oranges in a small supermercado. The woman who served us asked for our credencials and gave us a sello. We ate the sweet fruit sitting on a bench watching the sea in warm sunshine.


We stayed in albergues at night. We were the only pilgrims. The heating was usually on.




We breakfasted on cafe y churros, got power from bocadillos, quenched our thirst with estrella galicia, albarino and ribeiro.

We didn’t fancy the sleeping facilities at the Albergue of St Laurence


Travelling light we had no sticks. Roland picked up a hefty one from the forest floor. This made him veer to the right which was undesirable. A solution needed to be found …


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