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To all those who have been following our journey, I just wanted to let you know, the walkers have arrived in Santiago, 634km and many new friends and memories later. As for the Car-mino, who knew the cure for tendinitis of the knee was the flu. Three days out of Santiago I came down with […]
A couple of days ago we reached Spain. We crossed the road and rail bridge over the Rio Minho between Valença (Portugal) and Tui (Spain) and as well as changing country we also changed time zones, Spain is in Central European time while Portugal is and hour earlier (Western European Time). Tui marks the start […]
My walking companions are made of strong, determined stuff as they stick not only to the physical task but also to the spirit of their undertaking. With the change in my circumstances and me tagging along by car, there are multiple chances for hubby and friend to have a somewhat easier road. They could choose […]
It started a couple of days ago when the walkers met a young German girl who just one day out of Porto, the start point for her Camino, had developed bad blisters. She was in pain and angry and frustrated at being in such a state so early into her journey. At that albergue that […]
Yesterday I drove through the town of Barcelos and I had thought after meeting the walkers for lunch I might drive to the old town of Braga just 20km away. The bridge over the Rio Cávado in Barcelos Having yesterday realized I’m not a pilgrim, today I quickly realized I’m not a tourist either. To […]