Hotel Puerta del Camino
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... as for me, I booked into accommodation, showered and made my way to the Pilgrim's Office to receive my certificate. I then slowly made my way to the Cathedral and just sat quietly and watched. I then strolled to the entrance and asked a fellow pilgrim to take my photograph. A simple finish for a simple and rustic cathedral. No glitz or gold about it but a marvelous Romanesque beauty that just says to you, "I have stood here since 1057". And ...
... is why we collect stamps in our "Pilgrim Credentials" (obtained by mail before we left home) from various albergues, bars, and churches along the way. These stamps document one's location with each stamp bearing a unique logo and the date of arrival. The stamps are reviewed to establish a paper trail of each pilgrim's journey. I am near the front of the line now. I'll let you know how it goes ...... We are both now are proud recipients of ...
... church. I asked (pantomimed) if it was ok that I come in, and if I could also take pictures. I was pleased to find that he spoke some English. He smiled, dropped his cleaning supplies, and was happy to show me around and give me some history. The church was so small, but so striking. The caretaker stopped to show me a drawing on the wall depicting the church at the point - it had a major fire on Christmas day the ...
... Camino. So I suppose we do walk fast in comparison and we are on full packs not 4kg day packs! But people pass us when we stop for breaks and we all end up together at the end of the day. We just take lots of breaks. Coffee IS important! But Hedley says when I get my mojo going I'm hard to catch, yet in my world I just got a rhythm going and it feels good, so I keep going!
The Camino has had markers since about the 150km point into ...
There is very little to say today, and no photos - except of the room - as we truly did walk in rain today, and arrived like drowned rats! It was only 16 kms and at first it was quite pleasant, and a new experience. It was the same pretty walk, but we weren't devastated that we could not see everything in all its glory, as it would have have been ...