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Walking Days 9 and 10

May 13th 2014
12/05/14 I left Triacastela at 9am with the intention of taking the recommended route of 19kms to Sarria, however I missed the sign (maybe because my body was near frozen) and ended up on the longer route through the village of Samos. Although this meant I had 27km to walk, I was very pleased as the tracks were quiet, the countryside lush and turns out Samos is home to an enormous monastery, Mo ... read more
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Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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