A Tafona do Peregrino
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Then the funniest part of the day. We went to get our Compostellas, our beautiful certificates of completion. There was quite a queue at the Pilgrim Office so John settled down on a wall in the courtyard while we all waited our turn. Up ahead was Jan and Mike, and then the Brazilian guys (....) arrived. They gave me huge hugs and waved at Anna up ahead, and then I introduced them to John! I think he rather enjoyed that moment. Next arrived John and ...
... v good.
We are greeted by the proud owner - they have been open 6 weeks and the place was really buzzing. Much more live than the stuffy formal restaurant of the previous night. We had a great meal, including some local sparkling all for less than 40 Euro. Oh yes we had the special Portuguese cod...not bad.
This morning we headed off after brekky.
We had 4 ...
... to Israel 15 times or so in my life, and I have friends and colleagues who have been there nearly twice as often. It is a little bit difficult to walk to Israel from the United States, so isn’t the limited torture of 15 hours in a crowded, badly serviced plane, followed by a week of jet lag, a small form of the penance other pilgrims have experienced through history?
More importantly, pilgrimage takes many forms, and I need to be open to its unexpected permutations.
... Peggy and Pat (Minnesota) whom we haven't seen for several weeks. We also saw Beth (California), Norman (UK), Thomas (Belgium), Annie and Dan (Vancouver, BC), Helena (Hong Kong), Bob and Deirdra (Vancouver, BC) and lots of students from Belgium. We proceeded to the Pilgrim Office to obtain our certificate of completion. At the beginning of our journey we picked up a passport which we got stamped at cafés ...
- final 21km walked today!! The day starts like any other - I place one stiff leg on the floor after the other. Once steady on both legs I shuffle to the shower to warm the muscles and get focused for the day; the final day of our pilgrimage. The morning is stunning. Spain has put on a magnificent day for us to walk into Santiago de Compestela (St James field of the Stars), not a cloud in the sky! It's a slower ...