Remembering 2014 ~ June 15, 2018

  • Friday, June 15, 2018, Day #36
  • Salceda
  • 16.5 miles; total 481 miles
  • 1,844’ ascent and 2,103’ descent
  • 40% hard surface
  • Time: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Weather: 60-65 degrees and overcast

How eerie it was to see a site I vividly remembered from June 22, 2014, four years ago. Though only a week later in June, the river offered welcomed relief from the heat and sun. With this year’s unseasonably cold and wet weather, no one gathered by the river.

  • 1st Ribadiso da Riba, JUNE 22, 2014
  • 2nd Ribadiso da Riba, JUNE 14, 2018
  • 3rd Salceda

Special Moment ~ June 14, 2018

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018, Day #35
  • Melida
  • Distance 9.5 miles; total 464.5 miles
  • 823’ ascent and 1,291’ descent
  • 100% hard surface
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Weather: 60-75 foggy becoming clear blue skies

Returning to Inglesia de San Juan was a special moment for Solphie as the crucifixion depicts Jesus with one hand reaching Heaven and the other hand reaching Earth.

  • 1st Melide
  • 2nd Melida
  • 3rd Melida

Game Show ~ June 14, 2018

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018, Day #35
  • Melida
  • Distance 9.5 miles; total 464.5 miles
  • 823’ ascent and 1,291’ descent
  • 100% hard surface
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Weather: 60-75 foggy becoming clear blue skies

This is my version of the ubiquitous TV Spanish game show.  The object is to match the photographed prize (handmade leather purse/B&B with swimming pool/) with the purchase price (60€ /17€).  I bought them both.

  • 1st Melide
  • 2nd Melida
  • 3rd Melida

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.

  • 1st Seixas
  • 2nd As Seixas
  • 3rd As Seixas