Madrid Before & After

Once reaching Santiago, I had inevitably to return to Madrid – before & after in more ways than one. Unbeknownst to all but me, I’d lived in Madrid for a few months in 1992-ish under quite angstified circumstances, which aren’t Continue reading Madrid Before & After

Day 15 – Walking 19 ks to Alcuescar!

Walk Sit

It was Day 15 of walking – it was the 17th of September and I was now a confident and solitary pilgrim on the road to Alcuescar.  I only wrote a couple of lines in the day journal so I Continue reading Day 15 – Walking 19 ks to Alcuescar!

An Independent Pilgrim in Aljucen

My Hi-Tec shoes walked this independent pilgrim almost painlessly to Aljucen!  I had met Miriam, a french pilgrim at Torremejia the morning I was leaving in a taxi for Merida with Alphonso. So two days later, I met up with Continue reading An Independent Pilgrim in Aljucen

Days 7 & 8 Resting in Fuente de Cantos

I spent days 7 & 8 resting in Fuente de Cantos which the translation machine gives as “source of chanting” – and it was a step in the direction of my maturing as a pilgrim. I’d become really tired of Continue reading Days 7 & 8 Resting in Fuente de Cantos