Notre Dame Cathedral and the First Camino Stamp

When we bought round-trip tickets to Paris as the launching point of our Camino del Norte trip, the rolling SNCF strike had not yet been announced. (Or if it had, I didn’t know about it.) I assumed that once we landed it would be an easy train ride from Paris to Irún, just as threeContinue reading “Notre Dame Cathedral and the First Camino Stamp”

In the face of tragedy

Last night, as I sat waiting for news, for updates, for people to hit that “I’m safe” button on Facebook, I posted this to a Facebook group of Via Podiensis (Le Puy to St. Jean) pilgrims: Seven months ago, I did not personally know anyone who lived in Paris. I had never even been to France. LastContinue reading “In the face of tragedy”