Once you enter the Monastery you notice your blood pressure drops and your serenity reaches levels you did not know were possible.
There you have it, a short but sweet list of my favorite wines
Take care of your whole body, not just your feet.
Since I ended my Camino last year I was itching to get back to my pilgrimage. It did not disappoint.
It really is a parallel world that is as much of a real world utopia as you can find.
There are a few things to keep in mind when packing for the Camino:
Do not walk around the albergue in your underwear.
Rolf, an inquisitive young Swiss carpenter. Katrina, a German girl who booked it past Roncesvalles on her first day! Two Spanish retirees. One climbing the Pyrenees, one that led us into Burgos. James, a lovely, funny, tall young Englishman with whom I chatted about beech forests and Hemingway. Diego, a young restless Italian architect with […]
It is little things like these that make the Camino a journey of self re-discovery, of renewal, it gives you time to forgive, to let go, to forget.
Enough excuses, enough see sawing, one must commit, push oneself. While my family will be in my beloved Mallorca swimming in crystal clear blue waters I will be carrying a backpack through the hot, dusty plains of Castile.