Day 33: Mussidan - Port-Saint-FoySeptember 14, 2016 in France
Distance: 33k (745.2/1125.1)
Weather: 19C, rain in the afternoon
Mood: wet, but strong and satisfied
Staying at: Refuge Municipal (a very nice one!)
The tide is turning
The sky turned dark grey last night and within a minute there were gusts of wind and we were running inside with out laundry and chairs, finally the relief of the heat had arrived. A night of wind, rain and some thunderstorms and I knew this was going to change the tide for me.
How lovely the coolness of the wet earth and grass felt and smelt. Like a fresh spring day. The storm had done some damage, including a tree that had fallen on an electricity cable and was close to burning...
Suddenly it felt like I could walk forever and thanks to my magic sandles (I know sis, they don't look cool, but the camino ain't about looks) my feet no longer hurt and 30+ on a cooler day is suddenly easy.
Great company of Irma and Lucien led to lots of laughing and even and hour of rain and muddy paths couldn't get to us. We laughed and we walked and we arrived at a fabulous refuge, with the best shower ever, comfy beds and pizza!
What a perfect day...Read more