Hi friends, pilgrim roadscholar, who's now walking the Camino Aragones, gave me permission to share some of her experiences. Since I'm planning on doing the same road in a few weeks, I had asked her to write as much as poss.
Hey, I got the opportunity to use a computer inside the house of a friendly Frenchman and his two daughters.
I forgot to mention that I found slugs inside my shoes when I got caught in the thunderstorm and backtracked. It is such a weird feeling to get those slimy things in your fingers, it makes me shiver.
Besides my book, I also have a CD-player with three CD's of classical music. Don't know how long that is going to last as everything becomes heavier after a while and things I considered initially important, seem to fade after a while. At the moment it is exhilirating to listen to Swan Lake in the middle of nature without any interruptions other than some enhancing bird's trills.
I am headed to Oloron today and expect to start on the leg of the Col du Somport within a couple of days.
Must admit to a bit of apprehension as I head into the mountains as I don't have a well-developed sense of spatial ability. It isn't part of my arsenal of hopes to end up on the bottom of a canyon or in a ravine, you know.
Miami sounds good right now.