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Day 31-32: Sarria to Gonzar. 🥾 My Pilgrimage on the Camino Francés | Camino de Santiago 2023.

ℹ️Stats - Day 31

Date: Thursday 1st June

Weather: dry and cloudy ☁️

From: Sarria

Start time: 7.55am

To: Ferreiros

End time: 12pm

Terrain: gravel, concrete, a few small bridges, out in the countryside and past through a few farms.

Accommodation: albergue - bottom bunk in a room with 6 bunk beds.

Food: breakfast- bacon bits, 2 eggs scrambled & broccoli 🥦. Lunch - melon, gluten free crackers with cream cheese (lactose free) & chicken bits. Bag of sweets. Hummus & crisps, blueberries 🫐. 4x squares of dark chocolate and the rest of the blueberries.

🥾Miles: 11 mile

🦶Steps: 24,437

Total miles completed: 467/500

💰Costs: bed 🛏️ €13

Subjective feeling out of 10 on:

Enjoyment: 5/10

Fatigue: 6/10 - starting my period tomorrow so starting to feel like 💩

Ease of terrain: 4/10

Challenges: so many loud pilgrims- it was difficult to walk by yourself and people kept passing super close to me. Not enjoying today as much.

Highlights: checking in to the albergue by 12pm and all sorted by 1pm. I’ve got the afternoon to do some planning.


ℹ️Stats - Day 32

Date: Friday 2nd June

Weather: dry and cloudy in the am. Sun came out at 1pm ☀️

From: Ferreiros

Start time: 9.10 am

To: Gonzar

End time: 2pm

Terrain: rocky, gravel, pavements. A few nice woody sections. 🌲🌳A few walks by roads. A few alternative routes available.

Accommodation: municipal albergue

Food: crisp’s & guacamole 🥑. Bag of sweets, gluten free biscuits 🍪 X2. Chewy sweets.

🥾Miles: 13

🦶Steps: 26,795

Total miles completed: 480/500

💰Costs:€2 painkillers €4 tampax €13 food resupply. Bed €8 = €27

Subjective feeling out of 10 on:

Enjoyment: 5/10 - it got better after food and painkillers

Fatigue: 5/10 - felt broken

Ease of terrain: 5/10 - pretty normal. I just wasn’t feeling it.

Challenges: period 🩸pain. Took painkillers, had chocolate and got into bed at 2.30pm - now curled up watching Netflicks. More painkillers 😫

Highlights: Portomarin was a lovely town to go through. Getting to the albergue first and there being plenty of beds available.


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