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Day 26: Monte de Gozo to Santiago de Compestella 

At long last, we set out for our final day on the trail. Given our close proximity to Santiago, today was a short walk downhill into the city. 730 more words

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Day 25: Arzua to Monte de Goza

We got off to an early start, and covered quite a few miles before breakfast. Our major goal today is to cover some 40km (24+ miles) in order to arrive in Monte de Gozo (Mountain of Joy) by tonight. 402 more words

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Day 24: Portomarin to Arzua

Days can begin so gently and end with such vengeance. Today was that kind nd of day. We leisurely crossed a small bridge leading out of the city and began our nature hike. 384 more words

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Day 23: Sarria to Portomarin

Yes, the exit from Sarria was most unique. We pilgrims who have carried all of our necessities on our backs for the past month were quite (pardon the pun) taken aback by the number of “day hikers” now joining us. 538 more words

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Day 22: Triacastela to Sarria

Our day began with a difficult decision regarding which path we would take to Sarria. The shorter and more popular route would save us 7.2km but involved a gradual, yet steep uphill climb. 504 more words

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Giro stage 3: Nijmegen - Arnhem

Today’s Recap

Well, what a resounding win for the fantastically-haired German! It was never in doubt once he pulled out of¬†Demare’s slipstream and powered away to a comfortable win. 1,460 more words


Day 21: La Faba to Triacastela

What a wonderful day to leave Spain. Yep, as we haven’t yet reached Santiago de Compestella, that was Frank’s surprised reaction, too!

Actually, our location it is a matter of opinion. 548 more words

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