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No Vino, No Camino!

Discussion in 'Camino Frances' started by timrozgonyi, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. timrozgonyi

    timrozgonyi New Member

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    I want to bring your attention to this Camino blog on the website of the Tampa Bay Times. A 29-year-old woman from St. Petersburg, Florida, just completed her Camino on Thursday (8-3-17). She wrote a daily blog post with text and photos every day she was on the Camino. It's very down to earth and really gives you a good feel for what it's like to walk the entire Camino Frances, from St. Jean Pied de Port in France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Hint: Wine plays an important role on the Camino, to the point that one of the albergues (inns) has a mantra of "No Vino, no Camino."

    The link below takes you to the Day 1 post, from which you can follow her entire 32-day pilgrimage.

    http://www.tampabay.com/features/tr...ay-woman-chronicles-her-500-mile-walk/2329437
     
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    RJS Well-Known Member

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    A saying that I kept hearing was “El Vino Tinto es el Gasolina del Peregrino” – And I had to agree :)
     
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    Marching across Northern Spain powered by El Vino Tinto and Ibuprofen! Worked for me.
     
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