Day 2: Today was a super infusion of Spanish culture beginning with an outstanding private tour of the Prado Museum and concentrating on the great Spanish painters. After taking a short driving tour of Madrid, Bishop Don Carlos, the bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain, hosted us for a worship service t the Reformed Episcopal cathedral, where he blessed scallop shells – an ancient symbol of the Camino – for us to wear on our pilgrimage. During lunch, the Bishop asked volunteers to help him make Queimada – a favorite flaming coffee-flavored drink that is popular in Galicia. We ate dinner at Botin – the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world and a favorite of Hemingway’s. We toured their 500-year old wine cellar and this great restaurant which has survived countless wars. We ended our night with a wonderful flamenco demonstration at Ls Carboneras. What a magical day!