7€ Digs ~ June 13, 2018

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Day #34
  • As Seixas
  • Distance 8.5 miles; total 455 miles
  • 1,169’ ascent and 1,115’ descent
  • 100% hard surface
  • Time: 4 hours and 15 minutes
  • Weather: 50-60 fog becoming blue skies with white clouds

This new municipal albergue charges 7€ ($8.50) a night for dormitory beds including disposable sheets. The architectural design transformed an old stone shell into light and airy inviting space.

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Wall ~ June 11, 2018

  • Monday, June 11, 2018, Day #31 OFF DAY
  • Lugo
  • Distance N/A miles; total 434.5 miles
  • N/A ascent and N/A descent
  • 100% hard surface
  • Time: N/A Hours
  • Weather: 50-65 overcast, afternoon rain

Lugo’s Roman Wall is a UNESCO site. Erected in 3rd century AD, it forms a 2.2km loop around the Old Town. It’s 15-meters high with 85-stout towers.

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100.959km ~ June 10, 2018

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018, Day #31
  • Lugo
  • Distance 19 miles; total 434.5 miles
  • 1,795’ ascent and 2,600’ descent
  • 50% hard surface
  • Time: 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Weather: 50-65 overcast NO RAIN

Yep, 100.958km or 62.732 miles.

I find humor in the directional posts listing distances three place values left of the decimal.

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Aroma ~ June 10, 2018

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018, Day #31
  • Lugo
  • Distance 19 miles; total 434.5 miles
  • 1,795’ ascent and 2,600’ descent
  • 50% hard surface
  • Time: 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Weather: 50-65 overcast NO RAIN

With dampness always in the air, the aroma of wood smoke captured the attention. Smoke poured from the chimney of a small windowless building. From the doorway, a fire blazed. I stepped inside to find a lady feeding dried branches in the oven in preparation of baking bread.

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Crosses ~ June 10, 2018

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018, Day #31
  • Lugo Distance
  • 19 miles; total 434.5 miles
  • 1,795’ ascent and 2,600’ descent
  • 50% hard surface
  • Time: 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Weather: 50-65 overcast NO RAIN

Three figures often are displayed on the cross in Galicia, Jesus crucified, the co-redeemer Mary, and Apostle Saint James.

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Cathedral of Castroverde ~ June 10, 2018

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018, Day #31
  • Lugo Distance
  • 19 miles; total 434.5 miles
  • 1,795’ ascent and 2,600’ descent
  • 50% hard surface
  • Time: 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Weather: 50-65 overcast NO RAIN

Homage is paid to Saint James the Moor-slayer, in Spanish Santiago Matamos.

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