Day 36 – Portomarin to Palas de Rei

Day 36 – Portomarin to Palas de Rei

Date: 27th May 2017

Departure time: 06:30
Arrival Time: 13:15
Distance: 25 kms
Cumulative Distance: 719 kms
Percentage Completed: 92.1%
Accommodation: Pension Restaurante Casa Camiño
Weather: Overcast with significant early fog, 21 degrees
Debra – Beautiful early walk in the heavy fog and mist
Mark –  Wonderfully misty in the early part of the morning

Today was fairly non eventful, the most notable part being walking in heavy fog.  The scenery was very pretty and green but much the same as we experienced the day before. The highlight of the day was the restaurant experience. We have never been to a restaurant with so many rules (see photos below). Mark thought he was ordering a small cold meat platter with bread which he had pointed to several times on the menu. Instead he received a quarter of a cow that was trying to run around the paddock. Mind you, we should have been savvy to the fact that something was amiss when people at an adjacent table commented to us that the waitresses response to our request for bread was “how do you want that cooked”    ( in Spanish of course). Geoff thoroughly enjoyed Mark’s meal.

Leaving Portomarín early in the morning
Misty green pathways

Shaded misty pathways

Spiders web catching the dew
Visibility about 5 meters due to the heavy fog
How the bridge over the road looked when we had to cross it.

Way marker 84.8 kilometres to Santiago


Still smelling the roses

Palas de Rei – our home for the night
Way marker – less than 70 kilometres to go
Restaurant rules – 1
Restaurant rules – 2

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