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And Found

It’s been two and a half months since I and our intrepid students finished the Camino de Santiago, so I’ve had ample time to process the experience. And my left ankle is nearly its normal size, the swelling having mostly … Continue reading

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Arrival

Day 4, the day I got lost, came to an end in our last albergue in Pedrozo. Once we’d all returned battered but safe, we piled into a restaurant with the group of spanish boys from Melilla in North Africa … Continue reading

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Lost

All but two of the group set out from the almost non-village of Ribadiso at 7:30 a.m.  We walked 15 minutes into town and stopped for cafe con leche and packaged donuts, the only items available that morning at the … Continue reading

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Endurance

The sun did rise as it’s supposed to on the second day of the Camino, but it didn’t seem to, obscured as it was by the charcoal grey clouds. We set out from Portomarin at  7:30 in the morning, stopping … Continue reading

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Buen Camino

The following is the post I wrote for Westtown School’s Senior Projects Blog: The first steps on the Camino are toward obtaining the pilgrim’s passport, a document that is stamped along the way to show that you have actually walked … Continue reading

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Wild and Precious

I decided that I wanted to have one thing to center upon while I’m walking the Camino. We’ve given the students a list of queries (in Quaker tradition) for them to think about and I will reflect on them as … Continue reading

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Accidental Pilgrim

I have had a long love affair with Spain. It began in college when I lived and studied in Spain, and I’ve nurtured the affair over the years visiting numerous times. In all the visits to my beloved, I have … Continue reading

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