This year, I will be walking Camino Madrid from El Escorial through Segovia and Valladolid to Sahagun. I will have a few more days of walking and am currently thinking I might then walk from Astorga to Zamora on the portion of the Via de la Plata that I did not walk in 2014. In all it w=should be about 18 days and somewhere between 250 and 300 miles of walking.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Santiago de Compostela 12 October
It was a short 11 or 12 mile walk into Santiago this morning. It was kind of surprising how rural it was until about the last two or so miles. It was drizzling lightly most of the walk, but not enough to be much of an inconvenience, except that all the sweating I was doing inside the rain parka was not escaping. Shortly after arriving, the rain has stopped, at least for a while. I walked past the railroad station and the cathedral to find a room at my old favorite, Hospedaje San Roque. I just finished my midday meal, photos below. Then waited almost an hour at the pilgrim's office for my Compostela.
That's me in front of the cathedral, light drizzle