To keep the tiles from lifting off the eaves of the roof. ...Read more
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Through the Hamlets of O Coto and Leboreiro, Spain
Keep on trekking… comments have been provided with each image… ...Read more
So perfect! Yellow is the official color of the both the iconic scallop shell as well as directional arrows seen all along El Camino de Santiago. This...Read more
At First Glance…
… the shape along the edge of this roof looked a lot like the “mantle” part of a giant sea clam. The spreading foliage that appear to...Read more
A Short Walk Through Casanova, Spain
Hardly a blip on the trail maps....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
Counting brick holes… but that faded blue paint enhances the scene!...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
To Oz? …. To Oz!!
Through this beautiful covered corridor of woods on an old route from San Xulián do Camino to Ponte Campaña. Historical note: Ponte Campaña was the setting for...Read more
Old silos (aka granaries), or hórreos, are used to store corn and other crops for fodder. By design, these roofed and slatted structures kept out moisture and...Read more
Moment of Silence
Above-ground graves at the cemetery of Iglesia de San Xulian do Camino....Read more
Iglesia de San Xulian do Camino
The very small Romanesque Church, sanctuary and cemetery of San Xulian....Read more
Palas to Arzua
Only 3 more days of hiking before our long-awaited, much-anticipated, final arrival in Santiago, Spain. This leg, from Palas de Rei to Arzua would be another killer...Read more
By early afternoon this day, my right foot was toast, and timing-wise, I was so grateful we ended up at a restaurant in the middle of somewhere,...Read more