Christmas is coming … It is less than a month before Christmas. Some of us haven’t even thought of buying Christmas gifts, while others are done. Well, that is except for one person. That is true for all of us. It seems there is always that one person. We don’t know what to get them.…

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The queen's bridge by the river

The Queen’s Bridge early Sunday morning Sitting by the River It is Sunday morning, just after 10 a.m., and I am sitting beside the Arga river looking at Puente La Reina. The bridge stretches over the river providing a way across its watery expanse. The first few days of walking is now behind me. Today…

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Bridge Iturgaiz

Puente de Iturgaiz I rang a Bell, an Old Bell San Esteban XII in Zabaldika Very early on Friday morning the trek began to Pamplona, the big city. Walking over the Rabies bridge made me wonder: how many people have walked their flocks to be healed over this bridge early in the morning? Even though…

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The rabies bridge at Zubiri

This is the Rabies Bridge, legend said that when farmers walk their sheep across this bridge it would protect the sheep from Rabies. The Rabies Bridge at Zubiri Every day brings with it new adventures, new stories, new towns, and new challenges. The walk to Zubiri certainly brought new stories and new challenges. After the…

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The Pyrenees France and Spain

My journey on the Camino de Santiago started in September 2017. At the time I wrote blogged entries with pictures whenever I could. Now, three years later, it is time to revisit the journey; I am re-posting the entries with a few updates. Enjoy. Over the Pyrenees Pace yourself. It is good advice when you…

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St. Jean Pied-de-Port a look at the town

  My journey on the Camino de Santiago started in September 2017. At the time I wrote blogged entries with pictures whenever I could. Now, three years later, it is time to revisit the journey; I am re-posting the entries with a few updates. Enjoy. The Camino has begun Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Bout-du-Pont XIV in St. Jean…

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A look at St Jean Pied de Port

Three Years Ago Three years ago It is hard to believe, but three years have passed since my pilgrimage. I even celebrated my birthday in France. And from September 13–October 26 I walked the Camino de Santiago. The Camino de Santiago There are several spots where a pilgrim may begin the Camino. The most popular…

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