Day 25, Barbadelo to Portomarna, Spain, Oct. 3, 2008

12 miles, 1,700 ascent and 2,000 descent. 8 am to 12:30 pm Cool, lovely walking day. Crowing roosters Hamlets of old stone farms Wicker corn crib with thatched roof Stone corn cribs, raised on stone pillars Tiny chapels Clucking hens Vegetable gardens Traditional dress of locals, all women wear skits, with smocks over them. Ripe,Continue reading “Day 25, Barbadelo to Portomarna, Spain, Oct. 3, 2008”

Day 22, Cacabelos to Los Herrerias, Sept 30, 2008

17 miles, 1, 500 ft. ascent, 8 am to 3 pm Gorgeous fall day with blue skies. Leaves are starting to turn to yellows and reds. Climbing into the Sierra de Ancares mountains. Women in peasant garb in trucks going out to pick grapes, wearing peasant scarves and dresses. In the mountains a woman inContinue reading “Day 22, Cacabelos to Los Herrerias, Sept 30, 2008”

Walk With Me, Tyler Burgess’s Itinerary 2008

Here is my planTake train to Seattle August 19, 2008. Visit children and grandchildren.Friday, August 22, Fly from Seattle (leave 10:55 pm) to London (arrive 5:30 pm), with Vicki, my companion and client for the England walk on Hadrian’s Wall Path. Hike Hadrian’s Wall Path, 84 milesAugust 24. Train from London to Newcastle Upon Tyne.AugustContinue reading “Walk With Me, Tyler Burgess’s Itinerary 2008”