Monthly Archives: June 2011

Day Fifty Seven

I woke up just after 2am shivering, my god it’s cold and now people are snoring. I eventually move and get my hoody…still cold! Ok this sucks. I get up and pull my other sleeping bag from my backpack, I … Continue reading

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Day Fifty Six

When we arrived at the hostel last night we decided we would not backtrack to O Cebreiro as it seemed a pointless exercise and after yesterday we needed an easier day. After a shower we have a bottle of wine … Continue reading

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Day Fifty Five

I slept perfectly and it wasn’t until a sensible time I was woken by a few pilgrims rustling and turning on lights. I get up just before 7am, Bruno and I are supposed to be meeting others for chocolate & … Continue reading

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Day Fifty Four

When I finally open my eyes properly (because two pilgrims turn on the light), I realise myself, Bruno & Michael are the last here, it’s half past six. I get up and start packing as does Michael, Bruno soon realises … Continue reading

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Day Fifty Three

Again I don’t even wake up until 6am, it’s half an hour before I move. It’s cold. I have to get up, but I’m so comfortable… I get up and begin to pack, once again most people have already left. … Continue reading

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Day Fifty Two

I’m glad I agreed to eat with the other pilgrims last night. The meal was lovely but it was the company that won me over. A group of nine unlikely people put together, some I’d met before others not, all … Continue reading

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Day Fifty One

The albergue was so peaceful, there were only about twenty of us staying there. I slept well, I didn’t get woken up to early, and I didn’t get bitten in my sleep! By the time I wrap my heals up … Continue reading

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Day Fifty

I don’t sleep that bad considering the amount of people I’m sharing with. I wake around six but don’t start getting up until gone half past, I’m not in any rush today. 7.30am, I’m packed and ‘twiddling’ my thumbs… I … Continue reading

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Day Forty Nine

I wake sharply at 6am, by 6.30am I am putting my poncho on as it’s been raining, it’s still drizzling a little. It’s just under 25km today to León, it should be an easy day! It’s not… The path leads … Continue reading

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Day Forty Eight

Being woken by annoying early risers that then sit around talking and crumpling plastic bags neither amuses me or brings out my most charming side… (The cogs in my mind turn and begin to devise mean ways of retaliation). At … Continue reading

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