Lost and found on the Camino de Santiago
1. More than a few contact lenses. Though I did find the one I thought I'd lost yesterday. Found it in my eye, I did. Down to three lenses, all just a tad worn.
2. 1 pair after-walking socks, left in the albergue in Terradillos de los Templarios.
3. All sense of linear time. And the date.
4. 1 hiking pole. I left it in the first bar on the way in to Burgos, and have since heard it was last seen happily leaning against a table near the door, by pilgrims who spotted it without knowing it was mine. May you be happy there, trusty pole.
5. So many people I would have liked to have gotten to know better.
6. At least a pant size, judging by my sudden and increasingly urgent need for a belt.
Ah, here I can only begin to list....
1. At least a dozen muscles I promise you I never knew I was carrying round with me.
2. Time. Lots and lots and lots of time.
3. The undeniable advantages of doing this Camino when you speak Spanish.....and English.
4. Herculean generosity. Can't think of a better way to describe it.
5. Comida picante in Spain. Yes!! In Spain! Go to Navarra, now, and order alubias rojas (red beans)...then sit back and wait. Before you know it you will be sitting before a bowl of fabulously tasty alubias - served with a nice stack of hot (ok, semi hot) peppers. Similar to pepperoncini, for example. Heavenly.
Much more to come......