Tag: Pilgrimage

A night time view of the bridge and town.
Camino De Santiago, Spain, Travel

El Puente – The Bridge – Day 27, 28, 29

The Knight and the Bridge It is Saturday and Sunday is my day of rest for my feet. It will be a delight to rest. Actually, this rest stop is a little longer than any other … I have an extra day. See, today’s walk would take me to Villar de Mazarife. But, there was no place at the Inn so to speak. I will be staying at my stop on Monday, Hospital De Órbigo. […]

Sunrise on the Camino
Camino De Santiago, Travel

Blue Skies and Canadians to Logroño

Blue Skies Today, blue skies was the name of the game. All the way from Los Arcos to Logroño the clouds seem to play hide and seek. Although the early morning sunrise at Los Arcos did reveal some clouds in the distance, they were a thing of longing on this warm day. Perhaps what made matters even more challenging were the fact the the journey would be no less than 26 km. Them Canadians, eh […]

Camino De Santiago, Spain

Hospitality is the name of the game

Hospitality is the name of the Game There is something to say about hospitality – it is memorable. Bad hospitality can ruin any restaurant’s good name for many years. Even communities of faith are not excluded from this … they will know by your hospitality. Many books have been written on the subject. And yet hospitality is not rocked science. A Shell of Wine at Irache It is not hard to image that hospitality were […]

Santo Sepulcro
Camino De Santiago, Spain

Vineyards and Olive Groves and Irish all the way to Estella

Sheamus, the Irish Guy After a well deserve first weekend of rest I was ready to tackle the next week. A mere 22 km of walking to Estella felt like a breeze. Breakfast could not come sooner. Though, breakfast at Bidean Puente de la reina is not something to write home about. It was basically dry toasted bread with jam and coffee. While somewhat unenthusiastically eating the dry toasted bread with jam and washing it […]

The Nive River
Camino De Santiago, Travel

St. Jean Pied de Port – France – The Camino has begun.

My journey on the Camino de Santiago started in September 2017. At the time I wrote blogged entries with pictures whenever I could. Now, almost a year later I am re-posting the entries with a few updates. Enjoy. The Camino has begun The church bells are ringing announcing that it is 6 o’clock. In an hour it will be the Pilgrim’s Mass at Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Bout-du-Pont XIV. The service would be in French and it would […]