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Camino journal: Semana Santa in Cáceres

  The peregrinos were in turmoil. Semana Santa was upon us and not a bed was to be had-not in the albergues in Cáceres, not in the hotels. Plans A and B were being executed and some folks were taking buses and taxis to nearby smaller towns to find a place to stay for the […]

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Semana Santa in Merida, Mexico

  Of all the liturgical extravaganzas in the church year, Semana Santa (Holy Week) takes pride of place. And no one celebrates Semana Santa like the Hispanic world. So I was building up my knee calluses in anticipation of some hard-core churchgoing while I was in Mérida. Since a church is rarely more than a […]

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