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    Santiago, Finish of our standard AFS 115 tour at noon with the Pilgrim’s Mass, stay overnight in Santiago

Day 3 - Sarria to Portomarin

June 7th, 2019

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First day of walking the Camino!   Sarria to Portomarín, 22 KM, 14 Miles

Greetings from Galicia in Northern Spain!

When our bus from Madrid dropped us off last night at our hotel in Sarria, it was pouring down rain.  The forecast for the next day was rain all day and low forties in the morning.  We all put on positive faces but I think we went to bed thinking walking all day in the cold hard rain was going to be quite a challenge, both mentally and physically.  We had all prepared to be hot on the Camino— not cold. - Read more...

Day 4 - Saturday - Portomarin to Palas de Rei

June 8th, 2019

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We don't yet see things clearly. We're squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won't be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We'll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us. 

1 Corinthians 13:12


** New photos for day 4 added on 6/9/2019 **

Day 8 - Wednesday - Pedrouzo to Santiago

June 12th, 2019

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115 km complete!  One sign we see along the Way tells us that Santiago de Compostela is our goal on the Camino.  We start each day having breakfast together and head out for our walk to the next town spending an hour quietly with God and end each afternoon with the speedy folks coming in quickly and small groups of pilgrims trickling in for the next several hours.  Read more...


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