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Road Trip as American Camino: The Upside of Uncertainty

The question I posed at the end of Road Trip as American Camino (Part I), was: Could I find the essence of Europe’s Camino on the iconic American road trip, or was that simply a foolish proposition? To enter into uncertainty creates the possibility of surprise. Whether that’s perceived as an upside or a downside depends on … Continue reading

Almost there…but who is counting?

Santiago is 790 kilometers from St. Jean Pied de Port (France), where I started the Camino.  Signs along the way proclaim the kilometers remaining.  When the numbers were in the high triple digits, I ignored them, unlike other Pilgrims who photographed some if not all of these markers.  Frankly, it was too depressing to contemplate … Continue reading

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