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The Magic Fountain at San Bol  
   

The Magic Fountain at San Bol

Pilgrims who wash their feet in the freezing spring will have no more troubles all the way to Santiago. The next day my ankle was completely painfree. But the other one was now massive instead.
El Camino de Santiago Part Two

March 5th 2010
Hobbling a little now, I find myself deep within the dreaded Meseta. It’s all I heard about during those first nine days to Burgos. All of those, and you’ll meet many, who have walked the Camino before, fill you with trepidation about this famously fearsome stretch. There are countless harrowing tales of this endless, featureless, barren semi-desert. Soaring temperatures, infrequent water ... read more
Europe » Spain » Castile & León

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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