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How Much Can I Eat?

The Camino is about walking.  And food.  Without food, there is no fuel for walking.  Looking over my daily expenses, the overwhelming majority is food and drink.  The price of a bed and a hot shower, by comparison, is relatively low.  When I was walking with the Italian teenager, we agreed that trying to save … Continue reading

A Tourist Demands. A Pilgrim Appreciates.

This bit of wisdom (which I translated from the more melodic Spanish), was on a bulletin board in the convent in Arre, where I rested early on in my trip.  I’ve thought about it a lot since, as many of my fellow walkers are behaving as tourists.  In each town, there are usually a few options … Continue reading

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