The Way Of Saint James

April 19, 2018 Day 14 on The Camino The Way of St. James, or El Camino de Santiago, is an ancient Catholic pilgrimage. In centuries past, folks would head out from their European homes and just start walking to Santiago de Compostela where the bones of apostle St. James are purported to be buried. Sometimes... Continue Reading →

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Sunshine On My Shoulders Make Me Happy

April 16, 2018 Day 11 on The CaminoThis morning we left at 7 AM so that we could incorporate time into our schedule to stop and have a bite to eat.  Me, I made a sandwich out of grocery supplies that I still had on hand...  Making our way out of Lugo this morning was... Continue Reading →

Surrounded By A Roman Wall!!

April 15, 2018 Day 10 on The Camino It was a wonderful day to start - no rain or fog! And even a bit of blue sky and sunshine!  Last week we discovered that there were few open bars or grocery stores on Sunday so we wanted to be prepared this week, thus our grocery... Continue Reading →

A Slogging We Will Go!

April 13, 2018 Day 8 on The Camino This morning we left by 7:00  and we were fortunate to have the town lights of Grandes de Salime  since none of us bothered to put on our headlamps! It became light soon enough - we saw our impending doom! We have gotten used to the mud,... Continue Reading →

We Got Really, Really High Today!

April 11, 2018 Day 6 on The Camino This is the message I sent to my family:  “Made it to Berdeucedo - pretty tough day! We had rain, many HUGE hills, as well as horrendous downhills, snow, and well, it was just a tough day! We fricken climbed a mountain!!! No Internet at our albergue,... Continue Reading →

Brrrrrr

April 10, 2018 Day 5 on The Camino Last year when I was on the Camino we left every morning before sun up between 6 and 6:30. This time around, not so much. Today we left at 8 AM. It’s kind of nice to be able to see where you’re going-especially when it’s foggy and/or... Continue Reading →

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