Alcuéscar to Cáceres Tuesday September Twenty-Two, 2020 40km 25֯C With another day of close to 40 kilometres ahead of me I made an early departure from Alcuéscar, so as to beat the heat that had so thoroughly exhausted me the day before. I doubled down on electrolytes in my water and made sure that both … Continue reading Via de la Plata: Day Ten
Mérida to Alcuéscar Monday September Twenty-One, 2020 39km 29֯C With a two day break behind me I set off from Mérida with feet that felt fresh and comfortable in their shoes once more. That’s not to say they hadn’t done their fair share of walking throughout the weekend. Oh no, I’d put them through their … Continue reading Via de la Plata: Day Nine
Villa de los Barros to Mérida Friday September Eighteen 43km 22֯C My journal entry for Day Eight of the Via de la Plata began with a capitalised WOW. And I really mean WOW. For so many reasons I arrived in Merida riding on a high. I was soaked to the bone, sloshing about in squelching … Continue reading Via de la Plata: Day Eight
Zafra to Villafranca de los Barros Thursday September Seventeen, 2020 20km 25֯C With seven whole days of walking behind me, and nearly 180 kilometres of dusty track trod beneath my feet, I found myself on a rather lovely high upon arriving at Villafranca de los Barros. I felt quietly confident about my achievement, and a … Continue reading Via de la Plata: Day Seven
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