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By Guy Thatcher

Man Thatcher walked the Camino de Santiago, an historical pilgrimage course, hoping to find the cause of the compulsion that drove him there. What he chanced on as an alternative was once the undying land of northern Spain, attractiveness, silence, mountains and plains, rain and constant sunlight, snow in could, heartbreaking climbs, fatigue, and harm; pleasant and inviting humans, new friendships, melancholy, transcendental pleasure, beginning and loss of life, and churros con chocolate. He got here away with a renewal of his trust within the striking goodness of normal humans from worldwide as they shared a unprecedented trip.
Join man Thatcher as he stocks his days and his reviews at the camino with you.

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I am going to wait one more day, then re-equip, as I need to move on. I find and have put away at a department store here a backpack, sleeping bag, trekking poles, pants, and shirt that I will need to continue my journey. I am still hopeful that the missing backpack will miraculously turn up. The upside is that I am getting a really good introduction to this part of Spain. As always, I am finding that speaking as much Spanish as I can encourages the person or persons with whom I am speaking to try English, if only to stop my barbarous Spanish.

Imagine what he might have said if he were trying to discourage them from going! The relief at the top is short-lived. The trail down is equally steep or steeper and is down what appears to be a dry stream bed. Round stones of every size. You have to pick your way. It is very rough going. I had not expected this. I am very grateful for my hiking boots and my poles. I keep expecting to arrive in Puente la Reina. When I get to the village that I could see from the summit, the first people I ask tell me it is six kilometres to Puente la Reina.

James was “rediscovered” here early in the ninth century (834 AD) and authenticated, if that is the correct term, by Theodomirus, the Bishop of Iria Flavia. This was a stroke of good luck for the local Spanish nobility and clergy, who were having trouble keeping the Moors5 at bay. The Moors had a magical edge, a piece of the arm of Mohammed, and with it to inspire their troops, won enough of the important battles to discourage the Christian defenders. Once the bones of St. James were discovered, having been lost for eight centuries, the Spanish troops had their own magical relic to inspire them, and the Reconquista began.

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