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... Botafume iro Originally this was to disguise the odour of the pilgrims. We had had a shower before we came. The cathedral was absolutely packed full - 100s of people. It was quite overwhelming to think that the majority of the people present had just competed the Camino - one lady near us had bandaged feet - she explained that she had been given the challenge to walk it in high heels. Her feet looked an absolute mess - she had blisters covering ...
... 3 on my first visit, but I did not complete this step, as the Apostle "told" me to complete my trip and come back.
It was finally time for the Apostle and I to have a chat.
I started my day walking around the Cathedral and trying to see all the areas I did not see last night. The line to see the Apostle was very long, so I waited for it to die down a bit. Finally, the line was only about 15 minutes long, so I ...
... oh well they'll stay there until the wind or a wave moves them. I'd wrapped them in paper so they would stay together during the long arm throw knowing the water will at some point have it's way won't the paper. Whilst sitting there I was paid a visit by a bright green gecko who sat near me in the sun for most of the time. I could have stayed for a lot longer than the half hour I did, but I needed to get a move on so off I went. As ...
... and the debate around its authenticity is utterly fascinating.
... had started in a town called St Jean, a further 450km east of Leon and another 3 or so weeks of walking. Our walking itinerary followed the route of Camino Frances, made very easy by yellow arrows and scallop shell symbols guiding our way.
Setting forth with our backpacks we left Leon and started our journey west. Tom and I were both questioning whether this was really worth continuing about 9km in; it was raining and cold ...