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The drive to Leon was a good opportunity to prepare for our Camino. As we depart Madrid the landscape becomes dry with curved dusty tracks riddling the terrain. In fact it is not unlike an Australian scene and but for the monastic outcrops which randomly appear, we could be in the Monaro.
Soon after leaving Madrid City a huge granite …
Firstly though, i would like to mention mullets. Spain, like Australia has its own brand of mullet. I dont know whether i just happened to stumble into the land of the mullet but none the less there is a fair bit going on. At this point i am going to withhold any formal judgement on the mullet as it has now been over a month since my last foray into follicle refinement so in a couple of weeks time i may be joining the ranks of the spanish mullet. The spanish bring the third ...
... our diets have been somewhat neglected over this Camino, and needs to be rectified. :-) A typical Pilgrim menu is - Mixed salad Fish,pork, chicken with chips Yoghurt, creme caramel, fruit, rice pudding Todays Inspirational piece is another from Carole P. "Christ has risen and showers us with living water..... Everyone has to drink from her own well. Spirituality is like living water coming up from the ground of faith experience." I will have to sit with this one over the coming ...
... while, we too headed back onto the camino and on the other side of the town we met a local farmer coming back into town with freshly picked strawberries. He stopped us and offered us to take some to eat now, no cost, just friendliness toward the pilgrims. They were the best strawberries I have tasted. Fresh, a little warm from the late morning sun and so sweet!!! I wish I could always have strawberries like those. By now we have only 7 kms to walk before we reach our ...
... both coughing when we had a rest so Warren went out and bought some cough syrup for us. He is a good nurse. We both stopped as you can feel the lining it puts on your throat.
We can't seem to crack it in Spain. When we arrived yesterday, it was just as most of the shops were closing although the bars and cafés stay open. Today all the cathedrals and museums are closed. We had planned to go to the Gaudi Museum here but ...