26 September 2016, Monday, Caldes de Rei to Padron, Day 26


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September 27th 2016
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26 September 2016, Monday, Caldes de Reis to Padron, Day 27, 14.8 miles. Hotel Pazo de Lestrove, a member of Pousadas del Camino network of hotels. Ruminating on Roman Roads. Ah, Karen here. Remember I have said, a number of times, that this blog is to serve as a memory jog of certain feelings, events or memories of our Camino. So, bear with me as I do not want to forget these roads! I read the g... Read Full Entry



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Painting of St. James the Matamoros.Painting of St. James the Matamoros.
Painting of St. James the Matamoros.

The knights would call upon St. James to give them victory over the Moors.
The cross at the top of the hillside above Padron, Monte SantiaguinoThe cross at the top of the hillside above Padron, Monte Santiaguino
The cross at the top of the hillside above Padron, Monte Santiaguino

Allegedly St James preached and baptized here. This cross is featured on the cover of Brierley's Camino Portugues guide book.



25th October 2016

Roman Roads
I liked the reflection on Roman Roads. When I travel I find myself going back in time like that, reflecting on all that has gone before me. All your blogs have been very well written and interesting; a great Journal of memories for you.

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