Sorry no photos this day. Phone's batteries were dead. Photos resume on next post!
The final day on the road to Talpa! This day, I asked for my needs in a mess of confusion; met the Virgen de Talpa in her double-cross home; got the message that awaited me in the most indirect but divine way; and got to experience being more of a bum in a magical place. Read on for more!
On this day, I faced the rift between the follow and the leader within myself; with a healthy dose of Divine Trust in the end; had a bad fall in the afternoon; and made great progress despite suffering knees and feet. Read on for more!
The day would prove the most difficult for me, physically and spiritually! I learned to accept help and that everything can be faced together and there was no need to solo anything in life.
Today would prove to be a relatively easy day to walk; although once again, feelings of being an unpriviledged outsider; and old feelings of being bullied and picked on surface, as fresh as the days they first came! Read on for more.
My third day on the walk was short. It was very tough going as there was a lot of steep uphill. After the blessings of yesterday; I had to learn to find my own pace and harmonize with my backpack and surroundings. In this, I discovered a little secret about myself. Read on for more!
My second day on the road tested my trust issues; and my distrust of those that seem like trickster personalities. The actual Rutas de Peregrino starts today and sets the precedent for the rest of the journey! Read on for more.
Let's start off the trip right with a giant pizza, that I almost ate all of - 2 squares were leftover.
The first day on the pilgrimage walk to Talpa brought up old wounds about acceptance as I walked the 16.4 km (10 miles) west to La Villita carrying a 40 pound backpack. I am off to a great start. For details, read on!
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