The peak. It's all downhill, almost, from here. 5kms to go. At one stage I was walking up a main road in Santiago and a guy from a shop yelled out, Tres (3), just to let me know how many kms to go. Gracias, Senor!
Rain, More Rain, Kumbiya and Santiago de Compostela; 28kms Mainly Uphill! October 23rd 2016 Today was a day of contradictions; it was wet, really wet at times, crowded, and very uphill under trying conditions.....and I loved it. I feel like I could go on at the end of each day, treat hills as challenges to conquer, and the wet weather?, well everyone else has to deal with it too. When your body feels good I think it transfers to your overall attitude. Mind you, the body needs constant at ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela 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