Habla español? Hospitaleros on the Camino

Hola amigos, I'm finally unpacking my 2019 journey of volunteering as Hospitalera in the Albergue de Peregrinos Siervas de Maria, in beautiful Astorga.  Some things are best understood with the distance of time,  according to philosopher, (Søren Kierkegaard, “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward”).   So here is the … Continue reading Habla español? Hospitaleros on the Camino

Catching Up, Camino 2019

Hola amigos, thank you for walking with me. This post is a continuation of my Camino after the September 28, 2019 post,   Walking Espiritual Variant Stages 2 and 3. You can check out my previous blog to see why it's taken me so long to post.  I'll be catching up from the Spiritual Variant to my … Continue reading Catching Up, Camino 2019

Caminha to Oia, Yes!

Tuesday, September 17, on the Camino Portugués Senda Litoral. Stayed last night in Caminha, Portugal at Arca Nova, hostel and private rooms. Portugal to Spain in minutes. Today's walk about 20 kms in Spain. A Guarda to beautiful village, Oia, by the sea, with only two choices of accommodations. I’m lucky to have booked the … Continue reading Caminha to Oia, Yes!

Volunteering the Camino Way in Portugal and Spain

Hola, amigos, I'm getting ready to return to Spain and Portugal, with new experiences to broaden my Camino journey. How does the Camino inspire?  I believe in following my intuition, reading the signs along the Way and paying attention.  Volunteer opportunities for my September/October Camino appeared when I followed the signs, just like when I walk. … Continue reading Volunteering the Camino Way in Portugal and Spain