Camino De Santiago

EasyDNNnews integration failed.

Minimize
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse
  • Expand/Collapse

    Santiago, Finish of our standard AFS 115 tour at noon with the Pilgrim’s Mass, stay overnight in Santiago

Day 4 - Saturday - Portomarin to Palas de Rei
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
/ Categories: Camino De Santiago

Day 4 - Saturday - Portomarin to Palas de Rei

June 8th, 2019

We don't yet see things clearly. We're squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won't be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We'll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us. 

1 Corinthians 13:12

This verse describes our second day of walking. As we woke up and looked outside we were greeted with a heavy fog.  As we crossed the river at Portomarin we headed straight up a very long hill. 

The fog began to lift as we crested that first hill. Today’s route took us along main roads, open fields, villages, and working farms. We followed the yellow arrows and were greeted throughout the day with sunshine and camaraderie. We even met a blind priest who stamped our Camino passports. Some saw ferrets or witnessed the birth of a calf!

In many ways today was more challenging. We were tired from Day 1, covered another 15+ miles, and climbed nearly 1000 feet in elevation gain. 

The day ended with devotions and another delicious dinner. Some even had scallops served on Camino shells!

We are looking forward to a good night’s sleep with a shorter route tomorrow.

Previous Article Day 3 - Sarria to Portomarin
Next Article Day 5 - Sunday - Palas de Rei to Melide
Print
382 Rate this article:
5.0

2 comments on article "Day 4 - Saturday - Portomarin to Palas de Rei"

1
0
Avatar image

Amy Leonard

Sending prayers for strength and safety!


1
0
Avatar image

Scarlett

Please take good care of my dear friend Beth. I’m happy to see her smiling face in some of the photos. Cava for all when you finish!

Leave a comment

This form collects your name, email, IP address and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
Add comment

Theme picker

Contact author

x

The news we receive from the Pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago will be published on this page daily when they arrive. Return to this page frequently to check for new updates. 

If you would like to receive an email notice when a new update is posted, just submit your email address below and we will set you up.