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  • Day146

    Melide - July 24

    July 25, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 63 °F

    July 24th

    We only walked ten miles to Melide today and will do another short day to Arzúa tomorrow. Some of our friends made it to Santiago yesterday, and Andy made it to Santiago today 🙂. Some more will get there tomorrow, and Paul and Mirabelle will get there on the 26th. The end is so close now!

    Highlights from today:
    1. Sleeping until 7am
    2. Four cafe stops along the way today
    3. Seeing families hiking with little kids
    4. Watching Alan enjoy fresh 🐙 octopus
    5. Amazing dinner with Paku
    6. Groin muscle is fine now 🙂
    7. Little heel blister is gone 👍🏻

    Only 34.5 miles to go!
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  • Day17

    Blowing in the wind

    May 25, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    As Seixas - Melide 15km

    Bei trüben und extrem windigen Bedingungen ging es heute einen kleinen Stich hoch auf 750Hm. Die Vegetation änderte sich schlagartig und hatte den Charme schottischer Highlands. Danach ging es wieder bergab und wir erreichten gegen Mittag das Etappenziel Melide. Hier endet offiziell der Camino Primitivo. Für die letzten drei Tage heißt es nun "Augen zu und durch" auf dem kommerziellen Camino FrancesRead more

  • Day32

    Melide.... nur noch 53km

    June 21, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Ab heute zähle ich rückwärts..... es sind noch 53km übrig, dann hab ich Santiago erreicht.... das Ziel aller Pilger. 🤗

    Der Weg heute (31km) begann holperig.... der Herbergsvater hatte verschlafen und somit kamen wir nur verspätet los, wir waren eingeschlossen.

    Gegen 7.30 Uhr ging's dann endlich los.... die Strecke war wenig anspruchsvoll und daher ging's relativ zügig voran..... da wir ja mindestens 2-3 Stempel pro Tag benötigen, um die Compostella zu erhalten, wird an jeder Kirche angehalten und gestempelt.

    So gegen 16.00 Uhr 🕓 kam ich in Melide an..... eine nette Herberge, diesmal wieder im Bett. Die obligatorische Besichtigung der Kathedrale ⛪ erfolgte und dann trafen wir uns alle zu einem Bier 🍻 und den einen oder anderen Licor 43 con Leche 🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃..etwas was ich regelmäßig erstmal den Barkeepern erklären 🤔 muss, bevor ich es bekomme. Ich ernte dann immer ein mitleidiges Lächeln😏

    Am Abend wurde dann Pulpo 👾 egessen, ein Muss wenn man in Melide aber nicht mein Fall, also nichts für mich. 🙈🙈
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  • Day34

    The Hordes

    October 7, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 79 °F

    What a difference we have seen since arriving in Melide, where the Camino Frances, the most popular Camino,joins the Primitivo. That's where we saw our first "all things Camino" gift shop, and where I saw a Camino magnet with my name on it (literally, Sara - Camino de Santiago. Of course I got it). Coming out of Lugo we started to see frequent pristine distance markers about every five minutes. Since Melide all of them had the plate with the distance pried out (these were taken for souvenirs, I assume) and graffiti all over the markers and walls. It was usually entertaining graffiti, with little thoughts about the Camino or names of people who have been on it. One group that signed many markers was "Las Enfermeras Raras (the strange nurses). There are also many more people on the Camino and in the hostels, although there are correspondingly more hostels and we have not had any trouble finding places to stay. The weather has been beautiful though hot and sunny, so the last couple of hours in the afternoon can be somewhat challenging. We are all doing well and are excited to be almost to SantiagoRead more

  • Day37

    It's a Wonderful Life

    October 5, 2017 in Spain ⋅ 🌙 17 °C

    Today's celebration started with a rock picked up along the Camino, soon followed by a video of last night's bunkmates singing Happy Birthday. Another rendition was sung by Jesus and Paulo's troupe when we met at a breakfast stop. I was presented with handpicked walnuts by a smiling elderly Spanish man and lots of Happy Birthday e-mail messages - many of which were orchestrated by my best friend and love of my life, Scott. Thanks to all who participated! I've had a truly wonderful day.

    Supper was a Pulpa Feast - octopus!
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  • Day26

    Feliz Cumpleanno

    October 5, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    On this fine day in Manitoba, Canada a beautiful baby, now woman, was born. Happy birthday Coleen.

    Greetings from around the world are being sent your way from family, old friends and new Camino friends.

    Have a great day mi amor.

  • Day45

    Home amongst the gum trees

    June 7, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Walls Johnson and Bob Brown would love it here - if only I could find a kookaburra.
    These eucalypts were imported for the paper mills and have gone a bit feral: local deciduous trees won't grow under them.
    Still, the smell is evocative ... ... Sigh

  • Day34


    May 29, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 68 °F

    A rainy 17 mile journey through verdant forests and crumbling villages brought us to the town of Melide, a hub of commerce during the middle ages. It's population of 7,824 feels huge after our multiple stays in places with < 100 population. Two days from now, we should be arriving in Santiago, it feels simultaneously too soon and not soon enough. We'll have another night in an albergue, surrounded by fellow pilgrims. This albergue boasts a renovated kitchen and grassy outdoor space. We take advantage of both, eating lunch and hanging out in the garden, scheduling our next day's accommodations and reading as our laundry washes.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Melide, ميليدي، لا كرونيا, Mellid, メリーデ, Мелиде, Мельид, Меліде, 梅利德

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