Hotel Pazo O'Rial
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"Although I may have carried my pack from beginning to end
and waited for every Pilgrim in need of encouragement,
or given my bed to one who arrived later than I,
Given my bottle of water in exchange for nothing;
if upon returning to my home and work
I am not able to create brotherhood
or to make happiness, peace and unity,
I have arrived nowhere.
Although I ...
... at all common so it was an interesting coincidence. Jean has walked the Camino del Norte along the north coast, whilst the other four started in St Jean but missed out the middle bit - they were actually on the same train across the Meseta. It brought to mind a quote from Bill Bennett:
'I began to learn that none of us should pass judgment, because every experience is different for every pilgrim. No one experience is definitive.'
... she was reading it, thinking that she could at least learn something of the culture of Christianity. Before starting the Camino she would have said that she was an atheist but now she is not so sure. This is the second last day before reaching Santiago. The Camino is filling up and the push to the finish is strong. Some people "just want to get there" but I am not ready to get there. I am thinking that I just getting into this walking business ...
We left the lovely little bay and headed for Vilagarcia, not too far away. We found a spot in the marina and proceeded to go pay for the berth only to be told they were full - being a Friday and all that etc etc etc. So we anchored outside the breakwater (along with another British boat that was turned down).
We took the dinghy to the marina and went exploring. ...
... of pilgrims over the centuries. There are hundreds of inns and small restaurants along the route that exist for the sole purpose of providing comfort and food to the multitudes that travel the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.
When you step onto the trail, you are entering a special place. You can't help but feel the peace and quiet of the rural countryside and the prayer-charged atmosphere ...