Days 26-27

Leaving Gijon and onto Avilés meant traveling through a very industrial section. We decided to take a taxi that brought us almost to a rural area once again. The walk was a pleasant one along a  wooded mountain ridge, peaceful but much of what we saw was tall brush and vast fields. Gijón was a delightful and lively city and would love to come back for a longer stay.

Saying goodbye to industrial Gijón:

A resting spot for peregrinos (pilgrims) at the top of a big hill:

I have not determined what exactly this plant is but it is quite striking:


A peregrino at rest:

Author: Maureen

I decided to walk across Spain to pursue the many things I love about life: the great outdoors, spending time with friends, meeting new people, food, wine, music, and challenging the physical self. I'm fortunate to have a wonderful husband who has provided me with the encouragement, support, and love I've needed over the past several months of training and preparing.

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