Today is the unofficial last day of summer. It’s also my birthday, so there are several reasons to kick back and enjoy a tinto de verano, the wine of summer. … More Tinto de Verano
I was in a chapel in Leon the first time I heard Denise Thiem’s name. But in the summer of 2015, Denise’s absence became a part of all of our journeys. … More Is the Camino Safe for Women?
Another one of those magical places that doesn’t make it into the guide books… … More The Figeac Alley (Almost Wordless Wednesday)
It was like your grandmother’s overcrowded knic-knack cabinet, where everything from the antique china to the snow globe she bought in Vegas is crammed onto a shelf and threatening to topple out at any minute. … More The Church of the Sensory Overload
The shadow photo is an inevitable part of the Camino. When you’re walking west, day after day, and leaving early in the morning, day after day, it’s always there. … More Shadows (Almost Wordless Wednesday)
My absolute favorite playlist song for long walks, steep mountains, and rough terrain. I dare you to watch this and not smile. … More Afterlife (Camino Playlist)