Day 42 – Going with the Galecian flow (Part 1) – Santa Mariña to Logoso

Just when things couldn’t get more fun or weird. We got off the Camino’s beaten path – okay, lost – first on purpose and later by accident. As a result, we experienced all kinds of uniquely Galician surprises.

To begin with, walking from Santiago to Finisterre feels different from the Camino to Santiago. Late starts are normal. Crowds are rare. Only a small fraction of pilgrims walk it. It felt, at times, like we were walking alone.

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Day 41: Rain and mayonesa, laughter and confessions – Negreira to Santa Mariña

Just to recap: At this point in the journey, I was walking to Finisterre, managing an unidentified illness that included a fever, and feeling powerfully attracted to my walking partner, Meg, despite having a spouse at home.

Enter rain, stage left.

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