Two Days to Santiago

Sunrise and our two Canadian friends.

Sunrise and our two Canadian friends.

Well I thought I was better until I woke in the middle of the night to throw up, again and again. We have decided that I will drink lots of Gatorade drinks, stick to bananas, toast and other small bland things. I have zilch in the energy dept., but somehow your legs just keep going. We did another 28km today, one day closer to Santiago. We haven’t decided what we are going to do after Santiago until we get there. There are too many variables that have to be thought out and options weighed. 
We have met a few more Canadians, there are two women who stand out. We have seen each other many times in the past several days but once they knew I was under the weather, they have been very supportive and helpful. They had a break with us this morning and its at their suggestion that I start to curb the amount of the water i drink from here. 
The pathways were mostly good today, too many hills, I lost count. We wound around the highway again and again going through hamlets and villages. We also,passed over three medieval bridges. 
We went through one bigger city, Melide (pop. 8000) . they have a pretty cool church which i was hoping to see, the path normally goes right past all the historic stuff, and here it did not. We ended up in Arzua for the night. The last bigger city before Santiago.
We did our normal clean up chores and hit the streets in search of food. We found a grocery store, the kitchen where we are staying only has a microwave. With limited cooking options and Al’s getting tired of salad, we just got microwave meals, I thought they were kinda yucky, Al thought they were fine. The weird thing about them is that they were made by Nestlé. I didn’t know they did that. 
Anyway, another long day and one again tomorrow.
Until then,
Be well.

A church and grave yard, their grave yards have crypts, not in the ground graves.

A church and grave yard, their grave yards have crypts, not in the ground graves.

A way mark

A way mark

I have seen a few of these, no one can tell me what they are.

I have seen a few of these, no one can tell me what they are.

The Magdalena  Bridge

The Magdalena Bridge

Field of flowers

Field of flowers

There was a smaller pony here too, laying down.

There was a smaller pony here too, laying down.

Medieval bridge into  Furelos.

Medieval bridge into Furelos.

A door I liked

A door I liked

A short door

A short door

This was not a fun bridge to cross

This was not a fun bridge to cross

I thought this was a funny little tree

I thought this was a funny little tree

Another medieval bridge, this one into Ribadiso.

Another medieval bridge, this one into Ribadiso.

The view when we went to get groceries. .

The view when we went to get groceries. .

5 comments on “Two Days to Santiago

  1. Dory, It is probably the water that is upsetting you, unless you are drinking bottled spring water, then I have no idea whats making you sick.
    Make sure you replenish with Gatorade and bananas will help also you know the rule for the “brat diet” banana, rice,applesauce and tea and toast. Cheese will help too.
    Wishing you well.
    love to you and Al

  2. UB says:

    Yeah…it’s probably the local water. Salads with their lettuce rinsed in local water and such.
    We’re praying for you both that your health returns quickly.

  3. Heather says:

    So sorry to hear you’re not feeling well! You probably can’t get any, but if you could, activated charcoal would make you better. It’s sold with vitamins. Praying for you! Kelp on keepin’ on!

  4. You remind me of Bunty … That’s a compliment. Sorry you’re feeling poorly.

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