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... at all common so it was an interesting coincidence. Jean has walked the Camino del Norte along the north coast, whilst the other four started in St Jean but missed out the middle bit - they were actually on the same train across the Meseta. It brought to mind a quote from Bill Bennett:
'I began to learn that none of us should pass judgment, because every experience is different for every pilgrim. No one experience is definitive.'
... Madrid, and they were playing each other (kind of like the Chicago baseball's crosstown classic??). It was great to see the passion they all had for their teams. Athletico won ("working man's team" I was told), and there was a big celebration.
Early to bed as early boat launch tomorrow to Padron.
Start: monastery in Armenteira, Spain (9:15am)
End: vilanova de Arousa, Spain (6:30pm)
17.87 (long, hot) miles
In the next day or so i should be able to see the Atlantic ocean from one of the hills i still need to cross. I am now at Santa Marina and today in the regional celebration of Santa Maria across all of Galicia. The entire walk was accentuated by rockets and crackers going off at all the little towns around. It is a regional holiday here so my plan of getting cracking pretty early and getting to the nearest cafe to a) get something to eat and ...
I arrived on the afternoon of 7 July at the Cathedral de Compostela – having walked 500+ miles in 32 days. I've thought of this moment while negotiating terrains from the heights of the Pyrenees, the plateaus of the Meseta, the challenges of the Roman roads, to the highest elevation of O’cebreiro -- every step affecting my physical and spiritual journey.
... wafting perfume. I suspect this is the bit most of the visitors are looking forward to and on cue, there was much clapping and wonder.
Service over, we mooched through the narrow streets, queued for a good while for our "certificate/compostela" and some of us managed to stray into every shop in sight, while others yearned for a siesta. At last, after a beer stop, we trooped off to our hotel, Nest Style, (nice name, eh?) and ...