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Madrid Day 2

It was so nice to sleep in a bed without using the special bed bug pillow or sleeping in our sleeping bags so that we didn’t touch the sheets. It was also great to be able to retrieve our clothes … Continue reading

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Madrid Day 1

I was so excited to ride the train to Madrid. For some reason, I had it in my head that train travel was going to be a blast, especially after we were talked into getting four seats instead of 2. … Continue reading

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Day Eleven Camino de Santiago

Day 11 Santiago! We have arrived in Santiago! We are now at our albergue where we have a double bed and a door that slides shut. We have both showered and are getting ready to arrive and see the cathedral … Continue reading

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Day Ten Teo

We blew past Padrón to get a head start on Santiago tomorrow. I can’t believe we will arrive tomorrow. There are only 8 of us at this albergue and 6 of us are American. All 8 of us had dinner … Continue reading

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Day Nine Camino de Santiago

Caldas De Reis 14 1/2 miles Miraculously, I’m feeling great! Last night I slept horribly with a lot of aches all over my legs. I had great spirits and energy this morning, then something awful happened to my ankle that … Continue reading

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Day Eight Camino de Santiago

Pontevedra – 11 miles The majority of the walk today was great. At our first café stop the lady who was setting out the chairs had to wake up the café owner to serve us, even though it was almost … Continue reading

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Day Seven Camino de Santiago

April 24, Rodondella Wow, day 7, that is incredible! It doesn’t feel like we’ve been traveling that long, sadly, it means we are getting closer to the end. I will be excited to reach Santiago, but am afraid I will … Continue reading

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Camino Things…

In my journal I kept track of a few small lists. Things of the Camino that I felt were worth remembering. Life Lessons and Thoughts: I was just as grateful to see a sign saying I was headed the wrong … Continue reading

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Day Six Camino de Santiago

Day 6 4/23/2014 – Tuí I am sitting on an ancient bathtub with Paul, eating Kinder Bueno (a yummy chocolate bar). 12 miles today and we crossed into Spain! We are halfway to Santiago!!! We stopped at a farmácia to … Continue reading

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Day Five Camino de Santiago

4/22/14 Rubaies So far Ponté de Lima is my favorite city. There are a few people in the albergue that we met in the albergue last night. The woman from Holland is very nice and we run into her a … Continue reading

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