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Camino de Santiago Day Four

Day 4: Pamplona to Puente La Reina
We left Pamplona at 6:30 this morning. I’ve seen pictures of Pamplona–always with bulls and crazies in white with red scarves. But this time we are walking, and not running, all by ourselves through this beautiful walled city.
On our fourth day we sort of have a rhythm: wake up by five or 5:30 AM, breakfast and 6:30 AM begin walking. It sounds early, but it’s nice to begin walking first thing.
We say Northumbria Community morning prayer as we walk. 
“Who is it you seek? We seek the Lord our God...”
“Be in the heart of each to whom I speak and in the mouth of each who speaks unto me.”
“Christ as a light illumine and guide me.”
“May the peace of the Lord Christ go with us... guide us through the wilderness... protect us through the storm.”
“May he bring us home rejoicing...”
We take a break after a few hours with a café cortado and maybe a tortilla española.

We run into pilgrims we have met along the way. This morning we saw our 81-year-old friend fro…