Tag Archives: Walking The Way

Into Galicia

We have climbed the mountain trails and entered Galicia, famous for the maritime wind and rain coming in off the Atlantic. It has been said that some weeks… it rains five out of seven days. We pilgrims must be blessed: … Continue reading

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Lost and Found in Leon

Heading west towards Leon, we continued to walk across Tierra de Campos, a table top plain that was relieved only by irrigation a ditches, enormous hay stacks and wind turbines. Don Quijote would have been spoiled for choice. Spain has … Continue reading

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Never Too Old To Learn

My last post, “Beyond Burgos,” was sent in a state of extreme crankiness. The day had not started well. We left the ancient village of Castrojerez, capped off with a 9th century castillo, and climbed a 12 percent grade prior … Continue reading

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Writing From Burgos

“Living in the moment” has a downside. There I was drinking in the dawn… smelling the sweet, home-heating, wood smoke… shivering from the bracing chill of a 3C morning when it occurred to me that I had not paid attention … Continue reading

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