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Santiago or Bust!

October 24th (Thursday) – 6 pmA Concha Café, LavacollaToday’s Walk: Salceda to Lavacolla Like the walk into Sarria, J’Nell and I get rained on from the moment we step out the door this morning until we reach our hostel in Lavacolla.  But thankfully it is mostly light precipitation and not much wind until the end,…

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The Highest Point of the Journey

Monday, October 14th – 9:30 pmAC Marriott (Rm 401), PonferradaToday’s Walk: Foncebadón to Ponferrada Today was one of the most memorable experiences on the Camino. J’Nell and I reach the highest point we will travel (1,515 meters or 4,970 feet) on the Frances Way of St James, spend hours up in the gorgeous and serene…

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One Month into the Camino

October 10thLeon to San Martin del Camino Depending on which book you consult, we either have another 309 or 312 kilometers to reach Santiago de Compostela. It’s 192 vs 194 miles, and this minor discrepancy in distance is comically ubiquitous on the Camino.  Whether you are consulting the books, the apps, the official signs, or…

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