Soaking it all in what we accomplished in the center of Obrodoiro Plaza. ...Read more
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Easy Going Around Town
Final full day and not a hike in sight!! Nice to throttle back and wander around aimlessly and at leisure. Beautiful sunny day in the in the...Read more
Dimming of the Day
A late afternoon stroll back to the Obradoiro Plaza for an honest, most genuine, really-feeling-good mug shot in front of the Cathedral, a garden scene we’d see...Read more
The Cathedral’s Just Around the Corner!
Do you ever just want to get there? Do you ever get the feeling that the closer you get, you’re farther away? Can you see your final...Read more
A Rúa to Santiago, 21 km
Our final 13 miles!!! Leaving A Rúa through more countryside and wooded trails. We’d be passing through the hamlets of O Pino, O Pedrouzo, Amenal, San Paio,...Read more
Fitting Words and a Celebratory Moment
As soon as we saw this graffiti, we and several other pilgrims in the vicinity, were singing this song by The Proclaimers! In fact, some of us...Read more
30 Km to Go!!
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it’s not a train! Both of us had to capture this mile post in Outeiro. We were...Read more
To be sure, there’s a story here! “Gnomes” was written by Will Huygen and published in 1977. Nancy was the first to get the book, then it...Read more
Have a Latte and a Smile!
As we were walking up a hill on this chilly morning, just off to the right, this little “continental breakfast” place beamed us to a table. Warm...Read more
Go to Shell or Go to….
The past: First, a quick shout out to some of my Ridgewood High skids – I couldn’t resist – this post heading’s for you!! The present: Along...Read more
Silent Goodbyes, Prayers, Blessings and Joy
Typical along El Camino de Santiago are crosses where the pilgrims’ placement of rocks signifies saying goodbye to past sorrows; or photos, ribbons and/or dedications in memory...Read more
Gray, Misty, Damp, Foggy Morning
A fairly dark start to the day; still, so very exciting and exhilarating!...Read more
The Town of Portomarín, Spain
Portomarín holds the distinction of being the newest oldest town along the Camino. What is seen today is a transplanted version of the original town that originally...Read more
Buen Camino y Salud!!
Enjoying a refreshing break at an albergue in Mercadoiro, then onward, following the iconic yellow arrows. We then passed through the small, rustic, medieval hamlet of Moimentos...Read more
… perhaps one of many, but as we left these premises, she shared with me that this was hers! We each had our own “moments” thus far,...Read more