Category Archives: Pilgrimage
One Year Anniversary of Departure – On the Loss of a Fellow Pilgrim
On this anniversary of my departure for Spain, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the opportunity I had to walk not one, but two Caminos, thus far. I truly believe that the Camino calls people, for whatever reason they personally … Continue reading
The Weirdest Night
People have asked if I ever felt afraid while walking the Camino, or if I ran into any “unsavory people” on the way. The honest answer is “no”, and then I usually recount the tale of the weirdest night I … Continue reading
Six months ago I arrived in Madrid. I recently began to organize all my photos. All 1200 of them 🙂 Obviously, not all were good No idea what this was! There were many that I liked, but didn’t have time … Continue reading
Stage 17 ~ Cuerres to Colunga
October 18 Another beautiful day! And hot! Over 80, no clouds, and the sun felt very strong. Thank God for sea breezes! I think foot pain is just going to happen every day. And now I think my feet have … Continue reading
Stage 16 ~ Poo de Llanes to Cuerres
October 17 – I am developing quite the tan lines! From my socks and my shorts! Became quite apparent in a picture Tash took yesterday, and the sock line no longer disappears after a shower, so it isn’t dirt! I … Continue reading
No rain the first few days, but still lots of dampness. My clothes didn’t dry overnight the first time I washed them. Nor the second. So on my pack they went. To dry in the sun. The sea air makes … Continue reading
Day 1- Hondarriba (Irun) to San Sebastian
Began today at the hostel (albergue) outside Hondarriba. Decent breakfast. but didn’t need to eat it at 630, which is when I got up. Note to travellers: make sure you set your clocks to the right timezone when visiting another … Continue reading
Day 1 pictures – Hondarriba to San Sebastien
A backwards glance through the day Maybe I’ll figure out tomorrow how to put them in the right order.
Called day 0 because I only got a little outside Irun. Staying at an albergue that is still a working flour mill, with the flour used to make their bread. It was my plan to end up here, so that … Continue reading
The first shell!
Or at least the first one we saw today. Never did find the first large marker. But did walk across the French border!