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A blessing of solitude

Oh that glorious walk between Monesterio and Fuente de Cantos… No words or pictures would do it justice. It was without a doubt the most beautiful stretch of walking I encountered on my mini-camino (that is, the part between Sevilla and Cáceres) and it lifted my heart beyond expectation.

The weather was overcast and clouded, however fast winds made for an ever changing scenery and shadows travelled over the endless planes in a matter of minutes. The fields were glowing with colour, mainly the bright yellow of tiny flowers and the deep green of moist grass.

The fields seemed to take over the colour of the Camino. Some of them were bright as gold.

The road soon let me into a sea of infinity. This is the Spain I love so much: a landscape that seems endless, with nothing surrounding you but waving hills and heavy skies. A landscape in which one could easily drown.

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Walking towards it

I didn’t expect the city to impress in today’s grim grey weather, but then young 2017 subtly reminded me that beauty can, indeed, be found in the simplest of things.
Since I’ve outgrown the habit of greeting a new year drunk, I’ve started to instead welcome it by walking “towards” it.
Today I acquainted 2017 while wandering around my city and I really must say, it was a promising first date.