Monasterio de Valdediós ~ May 30, 2018

• Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Day #20

• Valdediós

• Distance 12 miles; total 279 miles

• 1,719’ ascent and 1,376’ descent

• 25% hard surface

• Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

• Weather: 50-60 overcast

It’s either hot and humid,

Or cold and damp.

Spain.

Private room at the Monasterio de Valdediós.

My room is cold. I am cold.

1st towards Valdediós

2nd towards Valdediós

3rd towards Valdediós

Coffee Club ~ May 30, 2018

• Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Day #20

• Valdediós

• Distance 12 miles; total 279 miles

• 1,719’ ascent and 1,376’ descent

• 25% hard surface

• Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

• Weather: 50-60 overcast

It’s a sure thing.  Mornings will find last nights pilgrims at the first opened café. It’s an unspoken coffee club. No agreements. We just appear.

Good coffee keeps us going.

1st towards Valdediós

2nd towards Valdediós

3rd towards Valdediós

Taxi ~ May 29, 2018

• Tuesday, May 29, 2018, Day #19

• Priesca

• Distance 14 miles; total 267 miles

• 1,719’ ascent and 1,376’ descent

• 70% hard surface

• Time: 8 hours 45 minutes

• Weather: 50-60 blue sky becoming overcast

After reflection at a church, a taxi stand miraculously appears. Tempted? Never.

1st towards Priesca

2nd towards Priesca

3rd towards Priesca

Viva Le Vegas ~ May 28, 2018

• Monday, May 28. 2018, Day #18

• La Vega

• Distance 11.5 miles; total 253 miles

• 941’ ascent and 991’ descent

• 20% hard surface

• Time: 7 hours

• Weather: 50-60 overcast

Le Vega is situated on the coast with a perfect bar for the day’s libation. One bar. One restaurant. One LONG WIDE beach. That’s Le Vega.  Would one want for more?

1st La Vega

2nd La Vega

3rd La Vega