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Walking the Camino's Way

Images & recollections from the 40 day, 555 mile pilgrimage I walked along the Camino de Santiago in the Fall of 2008 ...

Walking the Camino's

Walking the Camino's Way Images & recollections from a pilgrim's 555 mile walk along the Camino de Santiago via Scaughdt … an (i)am publication (3 rd edition) 1

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  • Page 4 and 5: ―The Camino -- the Way -- the Roa
  • Page 6 and 7: A condensed HISTORY of the Camino d
  • Page 8 and 9: ―Pilgrim how you journey, on the
  • Page 10 and 11: "And I begin with deepest Gratitude
  • Page 12 and 13: … and yet another view of St. Jea
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  • Page 16 and 17: We also went up to the castle ruins
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  • Page 20 and 21: Now that is a view! Though it was i
  • Page 22 and 23: What turned out to be a very famili
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  • Page 26 and 27: A miniature stone arch … Even her
  • Page 28 and 29: Heartfelt beaming to all beings of
  • Page 30 and 31: ―It is the Wilderness (i.e. the b
  • Page 32 and 33: Sheep! ―If you would have your so
  • Page 34 and 35: The hermitage ―at the top of the
  • Page 36 and 37: And here, Mom also made an offering
  • Page 38 and 39: Taking a break in some ruins by the
  • Page 40 and 41: ―Everyone who got where she would
  • Page 42 and 43: ―If your heart is large enough to
  • Page 44 and 45: Remember to take off those shoes
  • Page 46 and 47: ―There is no emotion without the
  • Page 48 and 49: We take a break and mom cools her f
  • Page 50 and 51: ―Prudence can indeed guide us fro
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    We got settled in, and then enjoyed

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    And then, we get our first sign of

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    ―Signs always come to us; whether

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    Back on The Way - and closing in on

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    Entering Pamplona … I remember fe

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    Mom‘s Camino guidebook was ―A P

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    Here, sunlight illuminates a Cathed

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    September 25, 2008 … Something pr

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    ―The road less traveled is someti

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    A famous metal sculpture of pilgrim

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    We then came to this lovely shaded

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    The scallop shell is the primary sy

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    Here, a peek inside Eunate‘s ―c

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    Departing Eunate; a next-to-last lo

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    September 26, 2008 … Cleansing Th

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    England is renowned for its cairns

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    We make it to the outskirts of Este

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    Head into an old church, the Iglesi

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    Here, an image of Saint Francis of

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    This nice fellow from Brazil was on

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    And then we flow into Los Arcos to

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    ―When solitude was a problem, I h

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    September 29, 2008 … Recalling th

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    ―Let me seek, then, the gift of s

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    Here, our resting place for the nig

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    Perfect wine grapes; representing t

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    Here, many mini-monuments left reve

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    Mom & I after entering Azofra …

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    After settling in, washing our clot

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    And yet another harmonious section

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    The town of Santo Domingo … This

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    ―Lesson from the Camino: Conventi

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    And then we arrived at our hostel i

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    Jose Luis Anton, the ―manager‖

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    On this night, pilgrims from over a

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    October 06, 2008 … Served by the

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    ―The Way must first be walked to

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    October 07, 2008 … Letting the Ca

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    Just a little further on, I ―foun

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    And then, I come across the beautif

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    ―Babbling without listening is li

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    And then there were the ―oases wi

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    October 09, 2008 … What you can,

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    Through the ruins of St. Anton …

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    Entering Castrojeriz … ―A bit o

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    October 10, 2008 … Connected to t

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    ―Gibran is partly right when he s

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    ―What is the least we need to ach

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    Here is how it looks heading into V

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    At this point, a portion of the Wal

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    ―Greetings one and ALL! … After

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    ―I felt somehow ‗called‘ to l

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    I walked this particular path quite

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    Later in the day, upon entering Leo

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    The Cathedral of Leon, one of my fa

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    ―Searching for enlightenment for

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    October 16, 2008 … Dancing with t

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    ―Real Faith: When in doubt, don

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    Heading down into Astorga … ―Th

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    Hanging out in a sunbeam with Felip

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    ―It is very important to pay atte

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    Entering Rabanal … ―The greates

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    October 18, 2008 … Scaling the St

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    ―The miracles of our dreams lie b

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    ―A journey, I reflected, is of no

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    The Path starts to get quite rocky

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    October 19, 2008 … Reaching for t

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    ―Adelante con Amor.‖ ~ Camino g

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    ―It is the story that matters not

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    ―An activist is one who is active

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    If cleanliness is next to Godliness

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    There were very few Way-markers alo

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    Local folks harvesting chestnuts fr

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    After stowing my things, this is th

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    ―One of the secrets of life is to

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    October 22, 2008 … The Greatest C

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    Mom took this picture of the inside

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    The pristineness of these waters ma

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    ―Truly selfless Love allWays enga

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    The famous monastery at Samos …

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    ―After having left Samos, I pause

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    While flowing through Sarria, we pa

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    Roasting chestnuts on the open fire

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    ―There is a huge gap between want

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    We then came across a Path-side pil

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    The bridge to Portomarin … ―Wha

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    Up through town; heading to our hos

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    As we neared Santiago, the yellow a

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    October 26, 2008 … Rebirth of rea

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    October 27, 2008 … Flowing into L

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    Here, a ―Pilgrim‘s Pit-stop‖

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    ―And as he spoke of understanding

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    This is a beautiful relief set into

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    We enter the older section of town,

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    The timing couldn‘t have been bet

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    Of course, sincere gratitude can al

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    Dancing and supplication are indeed

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    We head into the ―Pilgrim‘s Bur

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    ―Detachment doesn‘t mean you do

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    ―There are two ways to live your

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    October 31, 2008 … a Good Start

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    One section of theWalk today was

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    ―Our silence is not pure unless w

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    ―Our Love cannot be pure until we

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    ―Keep choosing the highest, most

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    ―Our walk into Santiago was pheno

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    ―Stories never really end…even

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    November 02, 2008 … And End to th

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    ―What we see depends mainly on wh

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    ―Teach others to enliven all that

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    ―Circumstances do not create you

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    November 04, 2008 … Finding our H

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    Mom up on the Cathedral roof …

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    ―The ultimate aim of the Quest, i

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    A Pilgrim is ... A pilgrim has a dr

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    “And I will take one from a thous

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