Salceda to Santiago 30km
and of course there were stretch along main roads.
I left the Albergue without having breakfast I had spotted a town after two hours. Just the right time for a rest and breakfast. Trouble was I could only find coffee. No fresh orange juice which I have grown to love and no toast. So a cup of coffee sustained me for another three quarters of an hour until I found more substantial sustenance.
I noticed that even the manhole covers here have a scallop shell on them;
The way into Santiago was diverted. They had closed a footpath for some reason. It was at least 1.5km of extra walking. For a moment I was annoyed as some of the route lay along main roads and my legs were tired. I burst out laughing and explained to Jan, a German pilgrim I was walking with, “After all the kilometres I have walked, what does it matter if I have to walk a few more?”
I am spending two days in Santiago and then I am going to spend four days walking to the sea. There will be more blogs. It’s not finished yet.
Location 42.8818, -8.5435