Silken Luis de Leon
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... on this trip. I realized though that every time I needed help, someone had come along at just the right time. I sat there for a minute and then a man sat down near me and started speaking to me in Spanish. I was able to converse a bit, but then I had to apologize for my poor language skills. He said, "Do you speak English?" I'm like "YES!" His name was Andy from Boston. He gave me several pieces of advice that cheered me up. One ...
... I told her I didn't understand and I'm from Australia, and she smiled and said something about Australia in Spanish. Not long after Cheryl joined me at which point the lady broke into song..a beautiful reward for today's walk? The other reward was the very fine meal! Finally a few vegetarian choices so I had mushroom risotto and a vegetable dish followed by a kiwi fruit and some apple liquor :) Hopefully tomorrow brings some nice scenery ...
... contents of my backpack. The top part (the BRAIN, as Peter calls it) will hold extra Vaseline for my feet, my camera in case I see a stork(!), glasses case and a small notebook. Embedded in my waist straps I have two secret pouches for a few euros, a pen and my emergency whistle. My Zumba cargos have a pocket the perfect size for my IPod Touch. By the way, my Zumba pants are gray and black - no wild colors! Speaking of Zumba, I miss my Zumba classes and ...
... after 7pm. Finally found somewhere to eat and had the usual "Menu del Dia". Settled for an Irish coffee while waiting for Hamish to arrive, he joined us for a coffee and met Brian from Canada. Then later while having a night cap Vino Tinto the 2 M's stopped by to say hello, many of the Camino mob had already been briefed about me meeting up with Hamish so he is already part of the Camino before even starting.
Another fabulous day ends on a high ...
... 10,000 may not be so unrealistic after all - thank you everyone for your support. You know that thinking of you all has definitely had a role to play in getting my head down and plodding on into that headwind on those stony roads!!! If you want to check out the site, its www.endcancer.org.au and select ´Melbourne´, if you want to donate, just enter my name under ´find participant´.
Thanks again and now off to find a suitable local for dinner!