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Negreira and Olveiroa/Cee (Days 43 and 44 on the Camino)

Days 1 and 2 on the Camino Finisterre The walk to Finisterre – the end of the earth – is seen by many as icing on the cake of the Camino. It is definitely a way less travelled. Only about … Continue reading

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Santiago (Day 42 on the Camino)

I guess you could say that today was the official end to our six-week long pilgrimage. First of all, we attended the pilgrim mass at the cathedral and received one of our final Camino graces – witnessing the swinging of … Continue reading

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Santiago

Heaven and Earth are full of His glory. Hosanna. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is He who comes in the name of The Lord. Blessed is He who comes. Hosanna. Hosanna in the highest. Lamb of God, who takes away … Continue reading

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Santiago (Day 41 on the Camino)

Well, we have completed our pilgrimage. Today, under cool, cloudy skies, we hiked the final 20 kilometers into Santiago. Six weeks and 800 kilometers (500 miles) ago we embarked on this fantastic journey. Now we can see the cathedral a … Continue reading

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O Pedrouzo (Day 40 on the Camino)

The metaphor “40 days and 40 nights” has taken on new meaning for me as I completed my 40th day on the Camino today. It seems like I have been walking for months, but in two days I will be … Continue reading

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Arzua (Day 39 on the Camino)

One thing we have learned on this pilgrimage is that the Camino has a way of humbling everyone who travels on her. Just when you think things are going your way and your plans are good and solid, the Camino … Continue reading

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A Calzada and Melide (Days 37 and 38 on the Camino)

Edging ever closer to Santiago (only 3 days away on our current schedule), we departed from Portomarin yesterday under cold but clear skies. During the day there wasn’t even a wisp of clouds in the sky – a welcome change … Continue reading

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