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Camino Day 2, to Zubiri

Today was another challenging walk. We started out in the dark. We chanted the Salve Regina at a road side shrine and prayed the Rosary. Father Mattingly reports, “Today we passed through some lovely Basque villages, and through farms and lush forests with beautiful ferns and wildflowers. 11 more words


The journey starts very soon...

I catch a plane to Biarritz on Wednesday 3 September and from there, a bus to Bayonne and then a train to St.Jean Pied de Port, the official starting point of the Camino Frances, a 500 mile pilgrimage across northern Spain. 20 more words


One Year Later...

One year ago, at approximately 7am, I began an epic journey of self discovery.  As I walked out the door of my refuge in St. Jean Pied de Port on August 27, 2013, I was overcome by feelings of fear, excitement, dread and mystery for I could never have comprehended the magic, heartbreak, love, joy, connection I would find whilst walking towards Santiago. 678 more words

Camino De Santiago

Camino Day 1, to Roncesvalles

A great day. We walked about 17 miles with incredible elevations. We were above the clouds. The scenery was beyond what I imagined. What a challenge to hike over the mountains but what a reward to conclude with the Song of Roland. 58 more words


Camino de Santiago

The Way of St. James 2012

ALI Abroad

Ourense, Spain- Santiago, Spain


And now for something completely different

(Monty Python reference)

Seeing that I feel so spiritually well I thought I’d actually write about my academic venture thus far.

I am actually a little disappointed to see how little of most of these churches are original. 810 more words