Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

I was drawn to the Camino. I had not had any information on this pilgrimage prior to reading about it in a magazine, despite my many travels into Europe. The more I read up on this historic trail, I learned that the Camino de Santiago, does not consist of just one...
Just follow the yellow arrows

Just follow the yellow arrows

There is a little town just before Puenta La Reina. I wish I had my guidebook with me so that I could remember its name. As I progressed on the trail, I ripped out the stages, so as to lessen the additional weight that I might have been carrying. In retrospect, I am...
Everything has been postponed!

Everything has been postponed!

Last night, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national “state of disaster.” South Africa now follows what other countries have put in place, and we are essentially discouraged from freedom of movement. You would think since I am an...
An introvert on the Camino

An introvert on the Camino

What! You are going to walk across Spain, on your own, and then spend your evenings in a populated albergue – with other people! Other people who are highly likely to talk to you! Ask you questions! Want to share their wine with you! Do you remember that you are an...