Category Archives: Travel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge is “Forward”. As a pilgrim hiking the El Camino, sighting an arrow (usually yellow) was a welcome sign that I was heading in the right direction. Following are a few unique arrows pointing the … Continue reading

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A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Industrial

In response to the weekly photo challenge at A Word In Your Ear http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/a-word-a-week-photography-challenge/, I share pictures of two of the industries prominent in BC, Canada – fishing and mining.

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Taking The Bull Around The Bend – A River Ramble

The Bull River runs for 117 miles and is a tributary of the Kootenay River located in Southeast British Columbia. There were eight of us who participated in the ramble on the latter part of the river shortly before it … Continue reading

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The Whole of Nature in Its Beauty

“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us the “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his … Continue reading

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Two days in Bilbao

After twelve hours of train travel from Santiago de Compostela, I reached Bilbao, Spain by 8:20 pm Sunday evening. Thankfully, I had booked online a hotel that was close to the train station. However, it was dark and even though … Continue reading

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To the End of the World – Finisterre and the Coast of Death

On a blue sky morning with high billowing clouds and the sun drifting thru the clouds, I am in love with the western Atlantic Spanish coastline. I took a tour offered by Galicia tourism for the full day starting at … Continue reading

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Santiago – As a tourist

Today was a holiday in Santiago and the weather gods must have wanted everyone to be happy because the sun was shining when I opened the shutters this morning. Being a holiday there was limited public transportation and facilities open … Continue reading

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Santiago de Compostela – After the Credential

I awoke to rain yet again but I wanted to tour the cathedral and attend the pilgrim’s 12 noon mass. By the time I was ready to venture out the rain had stopped and I was able to capture some … Continue reading

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At Last – The Compostela From Santiago de Compostela

Thankfully the rain waited until after I arrived to begin to fall yet again. The morning was foggy creating a mystical, ethereal atmosphere. It was disappointing not to be able to see the cathedral spires from Monte del Gozo because … Continue reading

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A Fluke or a Blessing – The Way of the Camino

Last night I had decided that if it was still raining in the morning, I was going to take a taxi to the next stop which would have been Arzua. When I awoke this morning it was indeed raining but … Continue reading

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