Tag Archives: Ruta do Mar

Day 35, Camino Ingles, Sigüero to Santiago de Compostela 17.2 km

Total distance 971.8 km Daily average 27.8 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 208 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 177 m Yesterday’s hospitalera who I presume is called Chisca, was worth her high charges in entertainment value. She is one of those … Continue reading

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Day 33, Camino Ingles, Betanzos to Hospital de Bruma 27.1 km

Total distance 929.8 km Daily average 28.1 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 673 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 286 m Betanzos had a lot more to see than I took advantage of. It is a large town with many ancient churches, … Continue reading

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Day 32, Camino Ingles, Ferrol (Neda) to Betanzos 38.2 km

Total distance 902.7 km Daily average 28.2 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 631 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 598 m There were eventually six in the albergue last night, all female. It was spacious accommodation with lounging and dining area, small … Continue reading

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Day 31, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Cedeira to Ferrol (Neda) 31 km

Total distance 864.5 km Daily average 27.9 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 294 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 302 m I was rather alarmed this morning to discover that I only had a small amount of data left on my iPad … Continue reading

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Day 30, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Porto de Espasante to Cedeira 26.5 km

Total distance 833.5 km Daily average 27.8 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 606 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 623 m Today I have done something that I thought I would never do. Actually I have done something I thought I would … Continue reading

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Day 29, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Porto do Barqueiro to Porto de Espasante 15.4 km

Total distance 807 km Daily average 27.8 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 290 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 281 m OK, so THIS is my real holiday. If only you could hear the sound from my bedroom window. Sheer bliss! Last … Continue reading

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Day 28, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Circular side trip Porto do Barqueiro to Estaca do Bares 23.8 km

Total distance 791.6 km Daily average 29.1 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 672 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 672 m Oh dear, my day off dawned with a heavy downpour. So I just stayed in bed like any sensible holidaymaker would. … Continue reading

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Day 27, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Covas to O Porto do Barqueiro 29.6 km

Total distance 791.6 km Daily average 29.3 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 593 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 607 m I am writing this first part of my post whilst whiling away time before the shops open, which will give me … Continue reading

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Day 26, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) San Cibrao to Covas 29 km

Total distance 762 km Daily average 29.3 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 426 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 440 m Last evening I called back into the bar next to the hostal and ordered agua con gas which was delivered with … Continue reading

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Day 25, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Foz to San Cibrao 29.4 km

Total distance 733 km Daily average 29.3 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 68 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 78 m My friends, I have landed in pilgrim heaven, happy indeed – but more of that later. Today’s accommodation puts the Hotel … Continue reading

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Day 24, Camino del Norte (Ruta do Mar) Ribadeo to Foz 39.4 km

Total distance 703.6 km Daily average 29.3 Today’s accumulated uphill elevation 118 m Today’s accumulated downhill elevation 99 m I had an easy start to my new Camino this morning – turn right out of the albergue and follow the … Continue reading

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The boots that were meant to be

I have been a bit fickle with my choice of camino hiking boots. I have needed a new pair for each of my three caminos, and whilst they have all been ok, I have not wanted to buy the same … Continue reading

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2016…the next camino

There are four ‘northern’ pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela the Camino del Norte the Camino Primitivo the Camino Ingles the Camino Finisterre I will set off on my latest camino adventure on 22 April from the town of Irun … Continue reading

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