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
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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
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
Gray, Misty, Damp, Foggy Morning
A fairly dark start to the day; still, so very exciting and exhilarating!...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
Leaving the Most Popular Camino Starting Point
A foggy, misty morning, and yet we COULD see the forest through the trees! Very large, thick, old oaks and lush green everywhere (as always). Sarria is...Read more
Laurie Through the Looking Glass
DLSR selfie. On the terrace, looking through a window, across the inside of the hotel room, to the mirror. Not bored at all at the end of...Read more
Wine Fandango – Salud!!
The thing about our arrival in Logroño was that this was a “break point” on El Camino de Santiago. We only had 17 total days to hike...Read more
Torres del Rio, Spain
Torres del Rio, sits along the Linares River and is just a short walk from Sansol. Not a typical hilltop village, one wonders why anyone would build a...Read more
Sansol, Spain Scenes
Los Arcos to Logrono, Spain –> 27.8 km, or 17.3 miles. Sansol is only 6.8 km into the day; gonna be a long one, but it’s going...Read more
We’d heard some earlier rumors about an event beginning at 6, so for the fun of it, we quickly grabbed a photo op at this “bullboard” and...Read more
Breakfast of Champions! Cheers!
“There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner” – G.K. Chesterson Several Camino symbols on the wall...Read more
… one typically in front of the other, traipsing onward at her steady pace; the other, often behind, wheezing for breath (nah, kidding… not kidding… kidding), taking...Read more
Trekking Through Muruzábal and Obanos, Spain
A warm and gorgeous afternoon as we made our way through the small, but ever-colorful Spanish villages of Muruzábal, then Obanos. Both appeared to be more modern...Read more