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Maria Medel - on the way to Logrono


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Sil, explaining to Maria that many pilgrims from all over the world had sent her photos of her mother, Felisa Medel, to put in the little photograph album. Felisa used to sit at a table under a large fig tree outside her ramshackle home on the camino path into Logrono offering passing pilgrims "Higos-agua y amor" (figs - water and love) and a sello (stamp). She died at the grand old age of 92 in October 2002.

Photograph of Felisa Medel with an unknown pilgrim.


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