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Elevation 4,757 ft.in the Pyrenees  
   

Elevation 4,757 ft.in the Pyrenees

Spain - El Camino de Santiago

June 6th 2008
I started walking the "Camino de Santiago" (Way of St. James) last weekend. So far, I´ve walked 72 miles and my feet are paying for it! Two words sum it up so far... MUD and BLISTERS. Besides that, it´s been great. The Camino is a pilgrimage that Europeans have been trekking for over 1,000 years. The goal... to reach the Cathredal in Santiago de Compostella in NW Spain, where it´s believed t ... read more
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Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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