Camino del Norte

Camino del Norte

The First Day Something about the first day of a Camino, everyone is excited and rearing to go. I didn’t see it in Le Puy-en-Velay, but I saw it in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port even with everyone heading a different direction from me, and I certainly saw it the...
The Pyrenees – Part 2

The Pyrenees – Part 2

Day 32 (August 24, 2016) I left Bidarray before the crack of dawn, almost too early as the darkness made it hard to make sure I was following the right trail. Even after dawn, the day looked to be a cloudy one, even as I ascended the morning’s mountain by...
The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees

There are lots of pictures this post, so if the page is sluggish to load, that’s why. Hopefully it’s not too bad. My last post I mentioned the singing Basque man at dinner. He has various videos of him up on Youtube showing him singing and saying cheers at...
Ultreïa

Ultreïa

Day 27 I’d seen the shadow of the Pyrenees Mountains for several days now, but after two cloudy day the sun of this day made it seem as though I’d been transported far closer. I’ve heard somewhere that a sunny day after a rainy one is almost always...
The Magic of The Way

The Magic of The Way

The Way I was not a religious person before I started walking, and I haven’t found it here. But the older I get, the more spiritual I get, and spirituality to me is believing, sensing something that we can’t see, can’t explain. I have found this on...