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Reflections

It has been one month since I completed the Camino and flew to Paris to reconnect with my wife.  It was so wonderful to see Betsy and again get to hold and hug her and share her welcome and much … Continue reading

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Withdrawal Symptoms

Bombarded with weird and unsavory feelings and emotions. I should have bought a t-shirt or hat or some other badge screaming “I just walked the entire Camino from St. Jean Pied-de-Port to Finisterre.” I am at the airport in Santiago … Continue reading

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Decompressing

The wind was blowing quite swiftly when I headed out to walk the final few miles of my pilgrimage but I get the feeling that it is always breezy here. I trekked out to the lighthouse at the end of … Continue reading

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The End of The World

Another gorgeous day on the Camino de Finisterre! I enjoyed a spectacular and leisurely walk from Olveiroa towards Finisterre stopping a few miles short of ‘Lands-end.’ This name derives from when this area was first inhabited by men and women … Continue reading

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Plans

Today I discovered one of the downsides to living a less structured and planned lifestyle. Since there are so many fewer pilgrims on the trail I am walking without a reservation for the night’s stay at an albergue. When I … Continue reading

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On The Way

Saturday in Santiago was lots of fun. It is such an alive city especially when compared with a lot of the towns I have walked through over the last 32 days. Hordes of peregrinos, tourists, and local folks all cruising … Continue reading

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Santiago

Today’s walk into Santiago was a joyful and emotional journey. I could not stop thinking about the final few miles I shared with Andy as he completed the PCT. His handsome smile was stretched from ear to ear and his … Continue reading

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