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... on. No worries, Natalie smooshed it! But the paranoia started to set in that if there was one bed bug, there had to be more where that came from. (Needless to say, I took all the precautions for killing bed bugs when I got home.)
All in all, today was an amazing day but at the same time sad because this was the last day we would all get to be together as a team.
... no warning and no hola or buon Camino greeting as has been the usual greeting when walking or riding to any pilgrim one passes along the track. Positives are quite a few horses were passing which made a nice change and still lovely countryside while walking the track. I will write my final blog in a few days after sharing the last experiences of this rite of passage. Thank you all for your wonderful comments which gave me lots of smiles and kept encouraging me ...
We set off from Padron in the rain, but full of optimism as we were on the last leg, literally. There were many likeminded pilgrims on route all heading into Santiago as well. It was nice as we kept each other encouraged for the final push. The terrain today was both beautiful countryside and main roads, we had a few ' mountains ' ...
... but on the whole they were all welcoming and patient with us as we passed. We warned them of our presence with buen Camino and most of the time we received a similar reply. To keep the group moving well a few of us took it in turns waiting at tricky corners where the signs were not obvious and directed the team along the correct path and then usually caught up with the rest of the group at the next steep. The group were really focused today and we ...
... came mostly from my visit last night, and realizing how much more there was to see. The rest came from my needing to finish my 4 steps in the noted Pilgrim Ritual:
1. Stand before the Tree of Jesse
2. Touch your brow to that of Maestro Mateo
3. Hug the apostle (a huge silver jewel encrusted bust of St James that sits about 6 feet tall) and say what you came here to say
4. Kneel before the crypt that contains ...