There were a few great things we were happy about this morning. A good night’s sleep, our clothes had dried on the radiator, our boots had dried in front of the woodburner, hot coffee and toast were available at 7.30 and there was no rain. My pantomime poncho and enormous pants have been packed away at the bottom of my rucksack and I am hoping that I won’t be needing them again this trip!
I couldn’t sleep last night. I didn’t sleep well the night before either. I think I’ve had O Cebreiro on my mind. I have been getting more and more worried about climbing this hill and things came to a head in the early hours of this morning… Hence the lack of sleep.
Who am I kidding… I’m fat and fifty (one) and forgetful and feckless and I feel like a fraud… I should not be doing this. Continue reading
Today we had the choice of three routes. We’re on our way to O Cebreiro. One of the highest points of the camino Francis and a climb I’ve been dreading for a while! Tonight we’re planning on staying overnight in the foothills so that we can tackle the steep ascent with fresh legs. Continue reading
At dinner last night Sherry told us she was going to carry on alone. Sherry walks quickly and hates the albergue (well the communal bathrooms). And she is really keen to get home. So we had our last supper as a four. It feels odd now that everyone is starting to talk about the day they are planning on reaching Santiago… And even I am starting to think that maybe, just maybe I really could get there.