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Fifth Stop Along The Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Beth Lord

IMG_5228 I rolled into Santiago de Compostela about ten in the morning. My flight to Madrid wasn't happening till eleven at night, so I had time on my hands. It was a beautiful, warm and sunny day in Santiago de Compostela. It was alive with tourists, pilgrims, music and festivities of the Galician people. I walked to The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where pilgrims have been coming since medieval times. I am comforted to know I am just another pilgrim like all the other pilgrims past, present and future. My heart and soul feel at home whenever I Read More

Third Stop Along The Camino de Santiago by Beth Lord

image I flew into Santiago de Compostela the night I left Germany and sat next to a woman who had walked The Camino once before who was coming to Santiago de Compostela again to walk to Finesterre and Muxia. These are the Pagan routes that begin where Santiago de Compostela leaves off ending at the "end of the world" or the Atlantic Ocean. I checked into my hotel and Julie checked into her Boots & Roots Albergue and we had a late night dinner together. Already connected to "the Pilgrim consciousness"and the natural bonding that takes place on "The W Read More

Why walk The Camino de Santiago a second time?

Because it's not as bad as giving birth to children! image That's what I said to my oldest daughter when she was filming me getting this tattoo in July and asked me if it hurt. I told her it was a little stronger than electrolysis but she's never had electrolysis so I told her it was nothing like childbirth. So why do I have this badass tattoo on my forearm now and why am I walking the Camino again within 12 months? Well, it all started 3 1/2 years ago when Corporate decided I was making too much money and fired me. I was the breadwinner but I just Read More