The day we saw our first glimpse of Santiago DISTANCE:18 miles (lots of exploring today, 41k steps, 29km We started we the day with the best breakfast so far.  Banana, yoghurt, honey, croissants, a mug of coffee and toast. Perfect!! It’s been another wonderful day of Forrest trails. Today the trees looked rather mysterious and…

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The day we enjoyed a jacuzzi in the middle of nowhere DISTANCE: 12 miles Today was a nice short day. When did 12 miles become a short day?? Anyway, we left Boente around 7.30am in the cold misty weather. We now have milestones on the side of the road with a countdown to Santiago which…

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The day I got shin splints and ate Spanish French toast. DISTANCE: 16.5 miles, 38k steps, 26km SUMMARY I spent most of the day walking side by side with Rachel. We were non stop talking and covered all sorts of topics. It’s good to talk! Julie was on a mission as usual. It’s a bit…

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 The day of walking with cows, smiley dog faces, playing leapfrog and saxophone playing. DISTANCE: 18 miles, 41k steps, We no longer see storks nests, but I did see two in a field today! We now see and hear cockerels and chickens everywhere! As I’m typing two cockerels are having a full on the conversation!…

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The day of very few cafes, weird tombs and a lovely surprise. DISTANCE: 19.30 miles, 44k steps, 30.5 km Rachel and I left Samos after a long breakfast around 7.30am.  The terrain had its moments of tough uphills and steep descents but overall it was a fairly easy day.  The weather was overcast until late…

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The day we use the luggage carriage service DISTANCE: 16 miles, 36k steps, 25km SUMMARY I giggled to myself as the host of the hostel turned the main lights on at 6 am as if to say “time to get up folks!” The German guy opposite was sleeping butt naked which was rather disturbing (I…

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