Southern Spain

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Barcelona was the first big city I visited in Spain. I  fell in love, pure and simple, with Antoni Gaudi’s architecture at first sight. The Sagrada Familia church was the first city site I visited and ambitiously I climbed one of the the narrow towers to the top. On a later trip to the [...] Read more »

Spain and El Camino

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I do not know how others would feel about walking a 500 mile path, but for me these are the most treasured memories of Spain. I have traveled throughout the country on multiple occasions and visited a number of different regions. My Camino (“El Camino”) began in Saint- Jean-Pied-de-Port, France, [...] Read more »

E-mail from the end of El Camino

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A few days ago I had a full walking day. I got on the road at 6:30 am and went from Santiago de Compostela towards Finisterre. The first Refugio was 20 km away but I was running out of time, having to go back to work soon, so I did not [...] Read more »

An e-mail from the Camino

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I will be in Santiago early morning tomorrow. I am just 5km away. I have experienced blisters in the strangest places of my feet. I even had tendonitis for a few days but nothing major otherwise. My hair had its own experience along The Camino. I had cut it two [...] Read more »

More e-mail from the Camino

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It might be interesting to know that there is a 4 year 6 month old girl that walks with her father. They are from France and he has done the Camino four times. She also did it once already but then she was carried by the father since she was just a [...] Read more »

E-mail From Start of El Camino

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Departure was better than planned, since I had no problem driving to and into NY. My flight out of there had such a delay that I missed my connection from Casablanca to Toulouse. As a result I got to spend a day in that city and the hotel was by [...] Read more »