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... three teenage children. They had only been walking for three days and only planned to walk for two more, and they didn’t have credentials. I believe that they were tourists more than pilgrims, and their behavior confirmed this. It is very unusual for pilgrims to arrive so late, and I can only assume that they had not started walking until late in the day. When they arrived, they just sat around for an hour and half until they started to make ...
... fact, just after noon. Hagetmau looked very different from the other cities we have been in so far. It was filled with heavily-scented flowers, palm trees, magnolias, and fountains. Really, the whole place smelled like flowers; it was wonderful.
The refuge was a very cheap 5 euros. It had a washer and dryer at our disposal and a clean kitchen. However, the shower was on an 8 second timer. Every 8 seconds, you had to hit a button to keep it going, and each time ...
... br> The refuge didn’t open until 2pm, and about 20 minutes before 2pm, pilgrims started to line up at the door. Pilgrims who arrived behind us were racing from the café to the door. I thought that this was very against the spirit of the pilgrimage. I also thought that it was silly because my guide book indicated that there were more than enough beds for all. And, as it turns out, we were all able to get a bed.
I spent most of the day in bed ...
... now have to go. When my companions got back, they informed me that we would go out to a restaurant for dinner, to get me out of bed. I think they knew how depressed this had made me, and they were determined to cheer me up. They even brought me a doughnut and made me some tea. It worked, and I started to feel better and less sorry for my sorry self.
Later, we all went out to a local restaurant that had a special for pilgrims. I had a ...
... this, but we could tell that it was going to be impossible to get any better service than that. It was also 20 euros a person for this terrible food.
The town of Bazas was pretty interesting and still had some old fortifications and a castle in the center of town. There was also a cathedral, but as the weather began to turn very foul, we decided not to linger long. Grey clouds that had been chasing us all day ...