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October 31, 2018

While Ol is recuperating from his Camino "injury" he used the time to edit his photos. He noticed that he has taken lots of photos of the beautiful bridges that dot the Camino.

Enjoy these beautiful bridges found on the French portion of the Camino between Le Puy en Vel...

October 28, 2018

“Let’s get a sandwich” I said to Ol. 

It didn’t look like we could make it to the next town for France’s lunch hour so we decided to go to the bakery we passed coming into town. 

“Do you have sandwiches?” I asked.

“We are a bakery, we have bread, if you want meat you must...

October 24, 2018

Ol and I entered the beautiful cathedral in Santo Domingo. “Is that a real chicken, it’s moving”  Ol says. Sure enough I looked up and there was a chicken and a rooster!

There are legends of numerous miracles along the Camino de Santiago. We were told to be sure to...

October 21, 2018

“The engines have been taken out of the boat and are in the shop being worked on.” Bill told us.

“Well, while you finish working on the boat we will spend the next few months in France and Spain hiking the Camino de Santiago. We’ve wanted to do that for a while now and...

October 18, 2018

We spotted a picnic table and decided that this would be a good place for lunch. We unwrapped our sandwiches which we had purchased before we left town and we began to eat. We were enjoying our meal and being off of our feet for a few minutes when an elderly man with l...

October 14, 2018

“I think that I might  have injured the tendons in my foot” said the beautiful twenty-something woman from Australia staying at our gite. She was stretching her muscles between yoga poses on the lawn. Her gold nose ring glistened in the sunlight.

“I think you need to re...

October 10, 2018

The entire Chemins de Compostelle is marked with crosses to help Pilgrim's find their way. All different, all beautiful. A place for reflection. To accompany the images, we have posted the Pilgrim's Blessing, that we were given at the Cathedral Notre-Dame, Le Puy-en-Ve...

October 7, 2018

If I would have asked Ol if he would like to take a few months and walk from Jackson, Mississippi to Key West, Florida he would have probably tried to have me committed. But that is essentially what we are doing hiking the Camino de Santiago, with mountains and hills b...

October 3, 2018

Our children Liv and Ollie laughed when we told them we were going to spend a month in France, hiking through rural villages. After traveling with us overseas they know how I generally get by with charades and google translate. Ol just uses simple Spanish in all situat...

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