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Trip: ESPANA...ole!

There are [21] stories from my trip: ESPANA...ole!


CAMERA SHOPPING . . or not?

SPAIN | Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | Views [320] | Comments [1]

I asked the very helpful and friendly woman at the Eixere to call me a taxi so I could go to the next town to buy a camera. Highly doubtful that I will pass this way again, I needed to snap pics this time and I needed a working camera to do so. The ... Read more >


Gallery: Sarria-Portomarin

SPAIN | Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery


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An Outward Bound Pilgrimage

SPAIN | Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | Views [330] | Comments [2]

Today (11 June 09)was my first day of walking and fortunately, the sun was out and the sky was blue.  I started in Sarria. Twenty three kilometers later, I was in Portomarin. At first I was kind of nervous about what I was doing and where I was ... Read more >


A Pilgrimage?

SPAIN | Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | Views [260] | Comments [3]

Por qu é a Pilgrimage ?  Why am I doing the Camino de Santiago? I can't pinpoint just one reason. I can't even remember the first time I heard about it but it was some years ago and has came up again and again over the years either on a website or in ... Read more >


Ryanair

SPAIN | Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | Views [256] | Comments [1]

PANIC at check in. I was waiting in line at the Ryanair counter at the MAD airport and all of a sudden there was chaos!  Even if the buzz was in Spanish, it was so easy to understand. It started with a 20 something boy timidly pulling his rollerboard ... Read more >


MADRID

SPAIN | Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | Views [221] | Comments [1]

With just one afternoon and eve in Madrid, wouldn't it just happen that I didn't feel well—a slight fever and a splitting headache. Not even knowing the symptoms, my first thought was, “oh no, swine flu!” but then I realized I was in the wrong Spanish ... Read more >


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