I have arrived. It was a lovely 20km day over rolling hills that reminded me of eastern Washington. Somewhere within the first few kilometers I passed the 300km mark. Haven’t reached the halfway mark yet, but there is absolutely no need to rush. In this moment I am right where I need to be! Today’s gifts included spectacular wide open spaces, rolling hills, sunflowers still blooming, at least 100 giant wind turbines turning ever so gracefully, and several small and inviting pueblos. This was the first day since the first day that I was never out of sight of other peregrinos, each us walking our own unique Camino, and yet at the same time sharing a common experience. I’m staying in a pequeno pueblo called Hontanas, in the truly lovely Alburgue Santa Brigida. I’ve had a shower, so I feel restored (although a 20km walk feels almost like a rest day). I had a bite of almeurzo and a glass of vino tinto, and then it was off to explore the pueblo. This might be the most beautiful and well tended pueblo so far. It’s just a really sweet place and it is obvious that the residents take pride in this place they call home. A great way to end a great day.
Día a día, paso a paso, momento a momento, respiro a respiro me estoy transformando y estoy muy agradecido. Buen Camino!
Here is a link to photos from today: https://photos.app.goo.gl/mo5N9WDe6VexYhRC9
And here’s a link to a video of me bursting into song: https://youtu.be/DYI94B5pxVk?feature=shared