Monthly Archives: September 2016

Day Thirty Two

Synchronicity reflects perfection Interconnectedness revealed The choice is ours – Kindergood Sarria to Portomarín Walking by torchlight out of Sarria  the sound of a donkey braying carried across the hills. We passed a pilgrim sleeping in a field with his … Continue reading

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Portomarín and Vilachá for Vegetarians

Vilachá is km 94 just before Portomarín. Here lies a oasis in the form of vegetarian restaurant Los Andantes. We passed here at lunch time and enjoyed it immensely.  Portomarín has a supermarket and the choices we saw in the … Continue reading

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Sarria for Vegetarians

Happy Cow says there is a vegan friendly restaurant – Ecoespazo Vitriol, Diego Pazos 18, Sarria. Albergue A Pedro does a pilgrim menu. We had lentil soup, mixed salad, potato Tortilla Espanola, spinach nibbles and Santiago Tart.

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San Mamede for Vegetarians

We didn’t get a bed here because it was full but they do vegetarian pilgrim menus. http://palomaylena.com

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Day Thirty One

Days merge in memories Resting in a peaceful heart The moment is present – Kindergood Fonfría to Sarria On top of the mountain walking in the pre-dawn light. Watching the day greet the sun fills us with something special that … Continue reading

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Fonfría for Vegetarians

Albergue A Reboleira does a pilgrims menu with vegetarian options.  We had vegetable soup, mixed salad and vegetable fried rice. It was a great place to stay. View of the dining hall…

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Day Thirty

Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains. – Jeff Rasley Ruitelan to Fonfria Forests covered the foot of the mountain so it was pleasant start. The climb up was steep and the views fantastic. The fresh smells, the … Continue reading

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Pieros for Vegetarians

We didn’t stay here but saw this advert on the way…

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Day Twenty Nine

Beauty opens the door Gratitute lights the flame Pachamama smiles – Kindergood Cacabelos to Ruitelan Villafranca del Bierzo was the breakfast destination. Walking through vineyards across rolling hills as the sun rose was special time. A robin sang its morning … Continue reading

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Cacabelos for Vegetarians

We ate at Moncloa de San Lazaro which is one of he first places as we came into Cacabelos.  We had warm goats cheese, mixed salad, and grilled vegetables. It was a nice restaurant with a lot of locals.

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Day Twenty Eight

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. – Aristotle Molinaseca to Cacabelos Walking through sunrise to Ponferrada we had breakfast near the castle. Legs ached from yesterday so we’re glad it’s flat today. Back out into … Continue reading

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Molinaseca for Vegetarians 

It was from a packet but okay for a tired veggie! The owner of the shop was very helpful. It was just next to the bridge.

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Foncebadón for Vegetarians 

We stayed at Albergue Monte Irago and the pilgrim menu had a vegetarian option – hummus, veggies and rice, mixed salad, fruit or yoghurt.

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Day Twenty Seven

Foncebadón to Molinaseca Stepping out of the Albergue in the dark I watched the clouds racing through the village, caught by the light of the lampposts. I pulled my rain jacket out of my pack and started the ascent to … Continue reading

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Day Twenty Six

The sun celebrates a new day Painting clouds orange  And bands of blue across the sky – Kindergood Santa Catalina to Foncebadón A good night’s sleep but eyelids were heavy. The early morning stars shone through a thin veil of … Continue reading

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