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42.3 miles left

Here is a day in the life of a Peregrino. I usually wake up around 5:30-6:30 in a room full of people that snore. With so much participation, there is actually a harmony. Ear plugs treat me well during the sleeping hours. I am lucky….

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Holy Soled – RIP

I spent the night in a quiet hotel that respected the size of my body. While comfort was present, the thoughts of breaking in the extra-large Patagonia’s interrupted my dreams. After a restless night, the new day began around 7:30 with a nice hot shower,…

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I walked alone

Today was just a nice relaxing Sunday. I left Albergue Jesus at 6:00 AM under clear skies, a bright full moon, and crisp cool fall weather. It was 40 degrees at best. My new gloves almost took the edge off the chill. Walking in the…

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I only have 340,145 steps left

Last night, some fellow walkers asked me to go hear the nuns sing at a night service. The pews were perpendicular to the rows of nuns. 16 nuns sat in unique chairs and were separated by an aisle. They looked like motionless mannequins until the…

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If the previous 24 hours were my last, I could not be more content

I did not think that it was possible to top the long foot massage. In retrospect, it was the beginning of a magical night. The plan was to have the group prepare dinner, attend mass, then eat around 8:00. About 10 minutes before 8:00, the…

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Not sure which is more callused, my head or feet

I had dinner with Angelo and Sandra last night. They were born in Cuba and left in 1966. They became engaged prior to leaving, but were not able to leave at the same time. Both had some wealth, but it was completely taken when they…

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Size Does Matter

Yesterday was a tough day. I was exhausted and mentally drained for most of the day. Early in the day, I ran into my French friend named Olivia. Without planning, we have ended up staying at the same place every night. He shared his breakfast…

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