The Adventure Begins . . . again!

After several plane rides starting on Tuesday and a long bus trip from Madrid to Burgos, today I found the Camino, marked by those comforting little shells in the pavement always around the biggest church in town.  As I roamed  around the plaza of the Catedral de Santa Maria XIII, I saw several pilgrims.  Pilgrims are so identifiable with their packs and trekking poles.  I didn’t know any of them of course but somehow I felt a kinship with each.  I got my Pilgrim Credential and, as I was getting it stamped with my first seal, sello, I met a couple of pilgrims who had just had a few rest days after walking the nearly 200 miles from St. Jean.  We hope to see each other along the rest of the Camino.

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Tomorrow the Camino will again be renewed for me. Starting off fairly easy on a 13 mile walk into the Meseta to Hornillos del Camino.  It will certainly help me get into the peace of the Camino.  Burgos is a city of over 180,000.  Hornillos has a population of 70, not counting the pilgrims!  Weather looks great!  I’m really looking forward to whatever tomorrow brings.

Keep me in your prayers,

Tom

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6 Responses to The Adventure Begins . . . again!

  1. David says:

    Buen Camino, Dad! We’re thinking of you back home!

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  2. Pat Reaman says:

    Good walking Tom. Prayers for you.

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  3. Rick Coomes says:

    Glad you made it without travel delays. Get off to great start tomorrow … and once again, no blisters!

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  4. Lynn Hanley says:

    Enjoy your travels Tom. We will be thinking of you. Say hello to my mom and grandma as they walk with you!

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  5. Peg Niehaus says:

    Vaya con Dios, Tom.

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  6. marychurlburt says:

    Good weather is a good sign. Praying for you Tom.

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