From St Francis

Via my Mom ... “It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.”  Francis of Assisi

Estella

Lovely walk to Estella today. Some light rain did not dampen our experience of the spring blossoms. Was greeted by a greedy donkey when I arrived. When I failed to pull enough grass from my side of the fence, his baying filled the air. My albergue is fantastic. It is recently remodeled inside with many …

Alto de Perdón

A quick video and a picture... arrived in Puente la Reina late, chores to do then dinner. Adios! Hundreds of years ago, a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary and a pilgrim hospital stood on this peak. Pilgrims could obtain forgiveness here, assuring their soul's health should the pilgrim die on the journey. Grace to …

Pondering Pamplona

My apologies for another attempted alliteration... You have been spared "Zooming to Zubiri" for I was toast when I arrived. We walked in rain for 9 miles then part sun for 5 miles. Was still battling dehydration as I entered that fantastic village. I am including a view from the bridge as we walked out …

The Paris Pause

Flight to Paris via Dallas was smooth. When EasyJet told me the flight to Biarritz was delayed, I was relieved for it was a close connection in an unfamiliar airport. When the gate agent told me the flight was canceled, I did not feel joy. I was tired of my clothes, airport wifi was spotty …