Toledo (Spain)

Toledo (Spain)

June 11- 12, 2012 The early morning RyanAir flight from Santiago to Madrid was painless as we had paid extra for priority boarding and seat assignments. Only 50 minutes in the air and we arrived at the Madrid airport where I had pre arranged a shuttle to drive us to Toledo. Exiting the airport a [...]

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Santiago (Camino de Santiago)

Photos by Tim Hagan

June 9-10, 2012 After the Pilgrims Mass we walked to the Office of Pilgrims to get our “Compostela”. The line was extremely long but we were patient and with the documents in hand we exited the building to a nice surprise of Tim and Mike standing outside waiting for us. We shook hands and congratulated [...]

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Pedrouzo to Santiago (Camino de Santiago)

Pedrouzo to Santiago (Camino de Santiago)

June 9, 2012 Didn’t sleep very well and began looking at my watch shortly after midnight as I wanted us to be walking as early as possible on this last day of the Camino. I awoke at 4am and laid in bed just gazing into the dark until 5. We got up and I retaped [...]

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Ribadiso to Pedrouza de Pino (Camino de Santiago)

Ribadiso to Pedrouza de Pino (Camino de Santiago)

June 8, 2012 We walked 14 miles to Pedrouza over lush rolling hills of oak and eucalyptus forests. Small villages and hamlets were strung together, tied by the wandering yellow arrows of the Camino. The first few hours provided solitude but before long large numbers of pilgrims began to catch up with us. It has [...]

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Melide to Ribadiso (Camino de Santiago)

Melide to Ribadiso (Camino de Santiago)

June 7, 2012 The rain and wind pounded against our rooms window all night. I had planned for us to get an early start as per the normal routine but with the nasty weather it didn’t make sense. We only had eight miles to walk for the day so we just stayed in bed until [...]

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