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    Pontedeume

    September 27, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    Tough walk today from Ferrol to Pontedeume. There was a fair amount of climbing during the last part of the day and absolutely beautiful views but the most difficult part for me is how depressed I get on the walk from Ferrol to Neda. There is a lot of car traffic, then walking along the military base, then the industrial area, and finally the very smelly and garbage strewn area of the bay. But for some reason it seems much more than that. It just sucks the life out of me. I had the same reaction when I did it before and this is the only route I have walked twice. Fortunately Pontedeume has the opposite effect and I had a nice place to stay and WIFI so I could write this update. I had dinner with a Chemist (Dr Christian Richard's) from the UK who has lived and worked here for 15 years and shared the history of the region. I also had a wonderful fish dinner with a huge appetizer of cheeses, salami, cured ham, and churizo. I could only eat one of the two large fish filets and the total with tax was $9!Read more