Monthly Archives: October 2013

Not Over Yet . . .

October 28, 2013.  I am home in Colorado now, but my Camino stories are not complete, so I will continue to write post-Camino entries for a while.  I spent a week in Santiago de Compostela after the walk was completed, … Continue reading

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Walking In . . . Getting to Santiago

There is no Eden or Heavenly gates That you’re gonna make it to one day But all of the answers you seek can be found In the dreams that you dream on the way. – Dan Fogelberg – “Part of … Continue reading

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Nights in Castañeda + Santa Irena = “Nearly There”

A fellow peregrina from Denver wrote in a post nearly a year ago (alacartespirit.com): “In a pedestrian tunnel someone had written in green paint on the grey cement (my translation):  The Camino is NOW.  It´s not better in Compostela.    … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Some Respect! And Getting Too Close . . .

October 10, 2013.  Out of Portomarin into the misty woods again, though there is a bit of “town outskirts” before we get to the countryside.  After about an hour, I can feel the wet from my hat and my hair … Continue reading

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Mist, Rabbit Holes, and Leprechauns

Wednesday, October 9, 2013.  I am on a Wizard’s Walk, full of indescribably simple, mystical, physical beauty.  Is it the season, with autumn coming on or is it Galicia?  I think it is the latter. Mist collects on the trees … Continue reading

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It’s More Than Just The Last Few Days . . .

Tuesday, October 8, 2013.   I’ve been in Triacastela for two nights, one night in a bunk bed in the albergue and the second night in a private single room, to help my shin splints heal.  I thought the good rest … Continue reading

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It Could Be Worse, After All

Monday, October 7, 2013.  In the early morning, I hear my roommates rustling around, getting ready in the dark.  But the man next to me is still sleeping soundly.  A woman across the room brings him a second blanket and … Continue reading

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