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REALLY Being Hospitaleros

Well, the time had come. We  packed our bags for two weeks, took a delightful detour, and we – just like the GPS lady says – arrived at our destination. Ponferrada. First a little about Ponferrada. It’s in the province … Continue reading

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Rioja and Being Hospitaleros

A few weeks ago, we spent a weekend at an albergue (pilgrim’s hostel on the Camino de Santiago) in Grañón, a teeny tiny town of just over 300 people in Rioja. We had stayed at this albergue on the Camino, … Continue reading

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Galicia and the Ortigueira Festival

So, last week we took a little trip. Our weekend destination was Ortigueira, a relatively small town near the northern Galician coast, where there is a folk music festival each year. It’s sort of a hike (5 hours by car), … Continue reading

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Post-Camino Thoughts

I can’t believe I’ve been back for a nearly three weeks. We had visitors for a week, then fiesta here in town (I know, when isn’t there a fiesta in town…), and then who knows what happened. Life. Laundry. Words … Continue reading

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El Camino de Santiago – The Basics

Holy Moses, I made it, I’m alive. And even better than alive!!! I survived walking almost 900 kilometers across Spain. Whoodda thunk it?? Not me. It was an experience like no other, completely and incredibly amazing. A life changer. I’m … Continue reading

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Quick Catch-up and Our Next Adventure

So, what’s been up the past week? And now what? Well? And now – and I can barely believe I’m writing this – C and I will get up Thursday morning, take a train, a bus, and two more trains, … Continue reading

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The Way

Last night was a rare occurrence in our house…we actually had a little movie night. I love movies and I’ve watched a ton over the last couple months, all snug as a bug on the couch with my iPad. C, … Continue reading

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