Our Second to Last Day on the Camino de Santiago

Our Second to Last Day on the Camino de Santiago

Pedrouzo, Spain October 2, 2022 Dear Family & Friends:  Palas de Rei to Ribadiso de Biaxo, October 1, 2022 (16 miles) This was a truly enjoyable day on the Camino as we crossed numerous rivers and streams and travelled on well-worn dirt paths under a thick canopy...
Sleeping in Castles

Sleeping in Castles

Pazo de Laia, Spain (near Pales del Rei), September 30, 2022 Dear Family & Friends:  I begin by saluting Papa’s Pilgrims for their amazing performance on the Camino de Santiago. They have been with me since Astorga and have completed over 106 miles. Some of these...
Another Milestone on the Camino

Another Milestone on the Camino

Sarria, Spain September 28, 2022 Dear Family & Friends:  Rest day in Villafranca, September 26, 2022 We took a much-needed rest day in Villafranca. Because of the rest day, we decided to resume our journey on the Camino from Las Herrerias, instead of Villafranca,...
Long Days on the Camino

Long Days on the Camino

Villafranca, Spain September 26, 2022 Dear Family & Friends: The last two days have been long and hard walking days, which brought us into our destination villages after 6 pm. After a shower and dinner, I was too tired to work on my blog. So, this a long, catch-up...
Family Reunion in Astorga

Family Reunion in Astorga

Astorga, Spain September 22, 2022 Dear Family & Friends:  San Martin del Camino to Astorga, September 21, 2022 (19.4 miles) This was a long walking day, but I enjoyed every minute of the walk. First, the scenery was beautiful as the trail is not near any major...