Monthly Archives: May 2013

El Acebo to Ponferrada

There were times when I wondered if I was following the camino trail. I was slowly slugging down a stream with layers of old rock and loose stones making the way hazardous. Then when I decided to take some photos … Continue reading

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From Belorado to Burgos…cold, wet and muddy!

What was I thinking? Did I believe it was going to be easy? Sure, I knew there would be all kinds of weather and all kinds of trails. But I sure wasn´t ready to freeze to death in Spain. I … Continue reading

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Spain is a Beautiful Country

When I came to Spain back in 1975 I never heard about the camino de Santiago. Barcelona was beautiful and I was with two good friends, Brenda Brown and Brenda Geoff. This time I am here alone, but not really. … Continue reading

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In Najera and It´s simply Grand!

I´m in a new alberique which is just across the river and it is lovely. It cost a little more, 15 euros. MOst cost very little, a donation, 6 euros, 8 euros or 10. This one has only four bunks … Continue reading

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Protected: 22 Km To Navarette From Viana

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Thoughts as I dawdle along

My feet have feeling for a change and they hug the rocks and ground beneath to help with the pain that has recently become bearable at the end of the long walks The many wildflowers astound me and keep me … Continue reading

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Made it to Los Arcos

I started at 6 this morning, without breakfast and walked to a small farming village. There on top of a big hill I ate my breakfast with a young man from Ireland. He was very friendly and said he had … Continue reading

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