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Santiago de Compostela

According to the Compostelas we received in Santiago, the official distance for the Camino Primitivo from Oviedo is 315 km. We visited the Cathedral but took no photos because of restoration work taking place to the interior. (Photos of the … Continue reading

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Day 19: Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela

Distance Today: 20.5 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 349.1 km (All Trails) Official Distance from Oviedo: 321 km Elevation Gain: 541 metres Weather: Sunny; warm/hot Highlight: WE DID IT! A funny thing happened to us late yesterday at the Noja … Continue reading

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Day 18: Bebedeiro to Pedrouzo

Distance Today: 18.0 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 328.6 km (All Trails) Elevation Gain: 425 metres Weather: Sunny; warm/hot (33C) One more day before we reach Santiago de Compostela! This is what our second to last day of walking the … Continue reading

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Day 17: Melide to Bebedeiro Burres

Distance Today: 20.5 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 310.7 km (All Trails) Elevation Gain: 601 metres Weather: Sunny; warm/hot (30C+) We had a bad night at our albergue in Melide and a morning that started far too early. All twenty … Continue reading

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Day 16: Ferreira to Melide

Distance Today: 20.8 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 290.2 km (All Trails). Elevation Gain: 492 metres Weather: Sunny; warm AM; hot PM (30C) Highlight: Culture shock! Our entire focus today was on our arrival in the city of Melide where … Continue reading

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Day 15: Lugo to Ferreira

Distance Today: 30.1 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 269.5 km (All Trails) Elevation Gain: 820 metres Weather: Sunny; cool AM and warm PM Highlight: Countdown We followed the bronze shells through the Plaza Mayor, past the cathedral, and through the … Continue reading

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Day 14: Vilar de Cas to Lugo

Distance Today: 17.2 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 239.4 km. Elevation Gain: 433 metres Weather: Overcast; cool Highlight: Roman Walls We have walked through only small villages and rural areas on the Camino Primitivo so coming to the city of … Continue reading

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Day 13: Cadavo Baleira to Vilar de Cas

Distance Today: 16.1 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 222.2 km. Elevation Gain: 350 metres Weather: Fog early AM; sunny; warm Highlight: Albergue A Pocina de Muniz Today we enjoyed one of the easier hikes of this Camino. We woke up … Continue reading

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Day 12: Hostal Complejo O Pineiral (3.5 km from A Fonsagrada) to Cadavo Baleira

Distance Today: 22.7 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 206.3 km. Elevation Gain: 851 metres Weather: Sunny and cool AM; warm PM Highlights: Hospital de Montouto This was one of those days when the morning was fabulous and the afternoon dragged … Continue reading

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Day 11: Castro to Hostal Complejo O’Pineural (3.5 km from A Fonsagrada)

Distance Today: 24.7 km Total Distance from Oviedo: 183.6 km. Elevation Gain: 916 metres Weather: Overcast; cold Highlight: From Asturias to Galicia This was one of our longer walking days and (sorry to say) one of the less interesting ones … Continue reading

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