Monday, August 13, 2018
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On the Camino de Santiago, Day 3: So many things to be thankful for

Day 3: Roncesvalle to Zubiri - 21.9 km - 9 hours

There are many things I found myself feeling thankful for today.

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

My morning view from the Pilgrim Hospital of Roncesvalle, where I spent the night.

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A place to drop my pack

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

My destination

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Diversity

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Fresh fruit from the market

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

An able body

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Mid-morning cafe con leche along the way

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A lunch I shared with a fellow peregrino

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Life itself

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Shells and arrows at every turn

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A mobile cafe kiosco

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A new friend named Eryk. Eryk speaks five languages (English not being one of them). Still, thanks to a combination of my poor Spanish and his poor English, I was able to learn that he is a Japanese man who is studying aromatherapy in Portugal. His goal is to do the Camino in 17 days!

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A reminder of why I am here

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

A place to lay my head for the night

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi – Special to the Times

Kelly Osborne-Rozgonyi, of St. Petersburg, FL., is a teacher at Country Day School in Largo, FL. She is currently in Europe walking the 500-mile Camino De Santiago. She is sending the Times a daily blog post about her solo journey, which is expected to last 33 days.

Read the post for Day 4 of Kelly's Camino.

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