After watching the movie “The Way”, I knew what I wanted to do for my 60th birthday. Although I started out wanting to do it with my son, it ended with my wife joining me instead. Lifetime memories were made, and there’s truth in the saying that “things happen for a reason”. Leaving in early May I was able to celebrate my birthday in Pamplona. There was no irony lost in a Taurus the bull celebrating his 60th in a city known for it’s ‘Running with the Bulls’. The weather was absolutely stunning that time of year and the people and churches will always be carried in our hearts. I knew I would go back, and indeed I did this year on the Portuguese Coastal Way. Both pilgrimages are special in their own way. Buen Camino peregrino’s!

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