Author Archives: Tom

Next Steps. . .

I’ve reached kilometer 0, Finisterre, the end of the earth!  The journey from here back home will involve powered vehicles but I will always be walking the Camino.  I’ve been so blessed to have learned many lessons during my walk, … Continue reading

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Sighting the Atlantic

Today was especially notable.  I was walking through the woods westward from Olveiroa when the path before me expanded and I got my first glimpse of the waters of the Atlantic from the Old World perspective.  I arrived in the … Continue reading

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Amazing Camino

Just another amazing day on the Camino.   Beautiful time to think, pray and be inspired.   Just two more walking days until I reach the end of the earth. Dinner tonight was most delightful, prepared by what I think is a … Continue reading

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Bonus Days!

Today started Bonus Days.  I left Santiago at about 8:30 this morning and continued to head West on my way to the End of the Earth — Finisterre – and the Atlantic Ocean.  It’s literally where the Western world thought … Continue reading

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Santiago! Joyful moment. Quiet prayer.

After walking past some beautiful monuments, including the Monument to Joy, I got the first glimpse of the spires of the Cathedral of Santiago.   It’s about 5 miles over my shoulder in the picture. Walking into Santiago and entering … Continue reading

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Evening update!

My innkeeper, Carmen, is a wonderful person and perfect for tired pilgrims.   Her salad is from her garden and she insisted on the picture of me as St. James.   I insisted on the one with her! Bien Camino,   Tom

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Respite on the Camino

I got to walk with more wonderful peregrinos today.  Beautiful people from Kentucky, Colm, a recent transplant from Ireland, and Tessa. As the weather continues to be near perfect for walking through the wooded trails of today’s Camino, I found … Continue reading

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