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... some Stingers in our bags!)
Pack light and then repack even lighter and then repack even lighter the third time
Ibuprofen is your friend
There is always another hill
You will get blisters
You will get tired of the pilgrim menu
There will be pain
Training is essential
It is harder than you think
Always trust the yellow arrows
It is just a LOT of walking!
No matter what you read or watch ...
... little medieval stone village. Word is that bus trippers go up and spend the evening in the bars and restaurants and then head down the next day.My landlady at the Villafranca Hotel kindly rang for me all the accommodation listed but with no success. The Albergues didn't take bookings so that morning you could see everyone heading off before light. I wasn't going to race up the mountain and not enjoy the walk.
She finally ...
... my stuff, and headed out to explore Muxia.
The pictures will definitely NOT do this place justice.
It was short walk through town along a stone path to get to the ocean point - it just kind of pops you out at the end with an amazing panoramic view of the entire area and down to the ocean. If a place can have a soul, this one definitely does. There is such a strong feeling at this location, that as ...
... brought me to sadness, joy, new friends, tears, fears, birth, death, gratitude, forgiveness,being truly alone in dark times and in the light, learning patience with myself, endurance stamina on tough walking days....the woods really do communicate with me and showed me how it is my sanctuary. I made a promise to myself that I will chose a new pilgrimmage each year to go on. All the people you meet along the way from, China, Japan, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, ...
As we make our way to Bruges, Belgium on this rainy morning in Santiago I find it is a good time to reflect on my Camino experience. First, always expect the unexpected! We experienced extremes of temperature - from the mid 30s to the mid 90s. Reading books and travel tales beforehand gives one only a rough idea of the weather, emphasis on the word "rough". I do not do well in the heat and found those 3-4 days of temps in the 90s quite difficult. The cool weather was a ...