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Poppies Are Wild

Love the fields of poppies in Northern Spain

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I was alone but someone offered to take my photo

A pilgrim with the sculpture of a pilgrim

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Best days on th…

Best days on the camino are days when you walk without wet or sore feet, or hurting muscles and a big smile on your face. Oh yes, and a bench or cafe up ahead.

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Would you carry…

Would you carry extra everything when you are going downtown? Be selective on the camino. Bring only what is useful every day. You are strong but you have nothing to prove. Believe in your ability to know what you need, … Continue reading

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Tips For New Peregrinos on the Camino de Santiago

Here are some suggestions. Use any you like. 1. Travel light. They recommend 10% of your body weight. I saw happier pilgrims with 10 or 12 pounds on their backs. 2. Stop to smell the manure. Just kidding. Take a … Continue reading

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I was cold some evenings on the camino

I recall one rainy evening I walked the steepest hill, not as steep as the final hill to Alto de Poilo, but steep. I passed some American who were sitting on big rocks. I could see the long winding path … Continue reading

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The Young Girl Who Shared Her Food With Me

Her phone was dead, she said, as she sat on the big rock on the side of a mountain before Acebo. I had a mind to ask her if I could make a call to my husband but her comment … Continue reading

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