“Nature is always lovely, invincible, glad, whatever is done and suffered by her creatures. All scars she heals, whether in rocks or water or sky or hearts.” — John Muir, John of the Mountains Photo taken just outside Fineroyls, France, in the remote high plains of L’Aubrac. This wasContinue reading “Invincible Nature (Almost Wordless Wednesday)”
I have always known That at last I would Take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today. — Ariwara No Narihira Photo taken just outside Figeac, France. The red and white stripes on the tree mark the Chemin du Puy, the Camino stretching from Le Puy toContinue reading “I Have Always Known (Almost Wordless Wednesday)”
“We are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because don’t know what to do.” – Paulo Coehlo I almost didn’t go on the Camino. The fears almost beat me a dozen times, and they succeeded in delaying me for years. I didn’tContinue reading “Opportunities (Almost Wordless Wednesday)”
There aren’t many (okay, any) wild animals on the Camino de Santiago, but there are plenty of (mostly) domestic ones. I think every dog in France came up to Eric wanting to play or be petted, and for a while the Camino turned into a veritable petting zoo:
“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” -Francis Bacon Photo taken on the Chemin du Puy, the Camino pilgrimage path from Le Puy, France, to Santiago, Spain.
Another one of those magical places that doesn’t make it into the guide books…