Category Archives: Spain

MM 4-24 Break Time at the End of the Camino

During our stay in Santiago last May we often walked down Rua da Acibecheria to the cathedral. One day I caught a street musician sitting on a wall near the cathedral’s north entrance taking a break from his guitar playing … Continue reading

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The Pilgrim’s Mass in Santiago

We walked down Rua da Acibecheria on a Saturday morning last May to attend the Pilgrim’s Mass at Catedral de Santiago which starts at noon every day.   We reached the cathedral’s north facade and then walked around the east side … Continue reading

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The Final Steps on the Camino

For hundreds of years pilgrims on the French Way of the Camino walked 500 miles from St. Jean Pied de Port in France to the marketplace on top of the hill in Santiago. Then they would walk down a narrow … Continue reading

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Our Best Meal in Spain

Some of you may know that I am not too fond of Spanish food. That’s not any fault of the Spanish. I also don’t like French food very much. Maybe the fault is all mine! My wife is much less … Continue reading

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Restoring the Templars Castle in Ponferrada

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are three European nations that are not part of the EU but are economically tied to all EU nations via the European Economic Area (EEA). Since 1994 these countries have contributed to the welfare of some … Continue reading

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Santiago’s Plaza de Cervantes in Monochrome

Leanne is not holding her Monochrome Madness Challenge for a couple of weeks while she travels in Tasmania. But I decided to upload a photo in monochrome anyway. This photo is a shot of the Plaza de Cervantes in Santiago … Continue reading

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Views from the Templars Castle in Ponferrada

We arrived to tour the Templars Castle (Castillo de los Templarios) early one afternoon last May but discovered that they were going to close soon for siesta-time. So we walked around the castle and I took a lot of photos … Continue reading

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