Tag Archives: Camino de Santiago

Reliving The Camino (at least a bit)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  It is June and Neil and I are in Ouray at his log cabin, as we usually are during this time of the summer.  We have a new addition, a Golden Retriever Rescue female, six years … Continue reading

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Leavin’ On A Jet Plane . . . for ITALY!!

Monday, October 12, 2015.  Tomorrow Laurie D leaves for Finisterre and Muxia, and will return to Santiago de Compostela in a bit less than a week.  The other Laurie and Salvatore left last night on a train to Barcelona, and … Continue reading

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Miraz to Sobrado dos Monxes to Arzua

Saturday, October 3, 2015.  The beginning of Week Six and I can hardly believe the time is going so quickly.  It surely didn’t fly past in the first three or four weeks this time. I get up in the dark … Continue reading

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From Ribadeo to Gondán (well, no) to San Xusto (well, not there either . . . ) to Lourenzá

Sunday, September 27, 2015.  Breakfast is the usual, but I’m ready to walk after nearly three days rest.  Ria and I each pack our groceries because after the village 7 km. from here, there will be nothing, nothing, nothing.  This … Continue reading

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From Soto de Luiñes to Luarca and onward . . .

Wednesday, September 23, 2015.  Today I leave Soto de Luiñes for Luarca, and the sun is finally out just a bit, so here are some photos of this little place before I go. The bus to Luarca comes on time … Continue reading

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To Ribadesella – La Isla – Colunga – Gijon

Tuesday, September 15.  Erika, Ria and I wake up in our bunk room, listening to a downpour.  We quickly finish our morning rituals across the hall in the women’s bath and shower room and pack up, heading for coffee and … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Bilbao

Saturday, September 5, 2015. Waking up in the Hotel Abando rather than an albergue is a shock. No sounds of the other pilgrims getting ready to hit the road at 6:30 a.m. No sound at all. Ria was in the … Continue reading

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