Lessons from the Camino Continue

I’m back home, after a long, tiresome flight from Spain. I rested all day yesterday, feeling as though I was moving through molasses. Today, I finally took myself to my yoga mat. As always, I found my energy level increasing as I breathed and stretched. I believe that one of the reasons travel is so wearying is the heavy energy that we pick up in

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Santiago de Compostela

We arrived at the Cathedral Santiago de Compostela around 3 pm this afternoon.  As is the way so often in life, the end result was anticlimactic.  I am reminded that it is the journey that counts, never the completion of destination. We left the hotel in Rua early and  pushed to walk the last 20 kilometers (12 miles) to Santiago so that we would be able

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In Arzua, on the Camino

We met a young man, Ben, on the camino, the only other person so far from the states that we’ve encountered.  He told us that he was getting ready to start med school in the fall.  I loved his report of the 6 weeks on the camino so far.  He said, Ät first I was bored – I do not speak Spanish so there was

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Heading to Spain for the Camino

Well, here I am in Spain, preparing to start our walk on the camino to Santiago de Compostela tomorrow. It has already been a beautiful adventure just getting to this point, so I am alive with anticipation for what is to come!  Let´s go back a minute and I’ll catch you up. About two weeks before I left, I began a battle with inner ego

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