Tag Archives: camino

Hay Bales ~ Spain

I’ve been extremely busy lately and had to catch up with a lot of work, which is the reason why I haven’t posted much. While you’re reading this, I’ll be already on my way to the US for a month to enjoy some good time in rural Kentucky :) I’ll [...]

The Yellow Arrow ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ The Yellow Arrow, also known as the Flecha Amarilla in Spanish guides pilgrims to the city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. No maps are required , at every road fork, there is a yellow arrow painted on a wall, tree, sign, stone, house or wherever necessary to point [...]

Endless Journey ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ The pilgrim walks and walks knowing that the goal is never clear nor important, but the journey is endless and enlightening. Many of these pilgrims (now good friends) that I have come across keep on walking, again and again, either physically or spiritually. Many don’t always know where they [...]

La Rioja vineyards ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ La Rioja is the home of Spanish Red Wine. A province and autonomous community of Northern Spain, La Rioja is crossed by the Camino de Santiago. The name comes from the river Oja that flows through the region (Rio Oja). La Rioja is also the second province with the [...]

The Fishing Town of Cee ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ Usually, most pilgrims end the Camino de Santiago in the town of Santiago de Compostella, in front of the Cathedral where supposedly lie the remains of St. James. But the Camino doesn’t really end there, it continues up to Finisterra, the “end of the World” where they say a [...]

Rabanal del Camino Albergue ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ This sweet little albergue in ‘Rabanal del Camino’ in Spain is a very relaxing and welcoming place after the long walk on the meseta (the Spanish “desert”). What’s an albergue? An albergue is a hostel for pilgrims walking the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage road leading to Santiago de [...]

Alto del Perdon ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ Alto del Perdon … The Mount of Forgiveness. As the pilgrim walks out of Pamplona in Spain, a hill stands on his way, defying him/her, with many giant windmills spread on its peak. It is a very windy place, and a long winding climb. The path is not very [...]

Forest Walk ~ Spain

~~oOo~~ If I had to choose between living by the sea or living in the mountains by a forest, I’d definitely choose the mountain/forest. There is something about forests that attracts me. I can hardly find anything as soul-cleansing as a walk in an old forest. The mind is cleared [...]