Walking Days 11 and 12 May 15th 2014 14/05/14
Left the hub of Sarria behind today and headed for the smaller village of Portomarin (22kms). The route was very pleasant with lots of trees on dirt tracks and a little bit of road. It also passed through farming villages and often walking past a shed of dairy cattle near burnt the hairs in my nostrils!
In the last 6 or 8kms I met Brian - a 50 something Minister who is finishing a M ... read more
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