Flash Memories ~ June 16, 2018

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018, Day #37
  • Santiago
  • 17.5 miles; total 498.5 miles
  • 1,529’ ascent and 1,822’ descent
  • 75% hard surface
  • Time: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Weather: 60-65 degrees and blue skies with white clouds

These are the images that will become flash memories…moments without the pack, freshly squeezed orange juice, open churches, sello(stamps) documenting my walk, the whirling sound of approaching bikes, blue skies, and sun.

  • 1st towards Santiago
  • 2nd towards Santiago
  • 3rd towards Santiago

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

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.

  • 1st towards Lugo
  • 2nd towards Lugo
  • 3rd towards Lugo

Parador ~ June 4, 2018

  • Monday, June 4, 2018, Day #25
  • Tineo
  • Distance 8 miles; total 353.5 miles
  • 2,375’ ascent and 1,080’ descent
  • 20% hard surface
  • Time: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Weather: 50-60 overcast, misty, & particularly sunny

Can there be a better reason for staying st a Parador? They do laundry. Even our muddy laundry.

  • 1st towards Tineo
  • 2nd Tineo
  • 3rd Tineo