My lucky in Santiago

19 Apr

Thanks Carol…Wi-Fi very rare. Will post a good report tomorrow maybe. A rest day before flight home Thurs. Coastal route Portuguese is amazing. As is the Spiritual Variente.


From Angerias to Fao…mostly by the beach but not all. The strong North wind can burn you.

9 Apr


River Duoro

8 Apr


Porto is a wonderful city.

7 Apr


On the road again…

7 Apr

CAMINHO PORTUGUES….coastal /littoral route..MAY change depending on weather and feelings…begin 8th April 2016

7 Apr

I flew into Lisbon and met with Aurelio and Rita a wonderful Camino couple who treated me to lunch and a guided tour with Pastel Nais?….super day. I got the train to Porto. If anyone needs advice about that ask me. Also ask me about somewhere to stay. So tomorrow I go to the Cathedral walk to the river and walk along the Coastal Littoral. I have accessed maps on Ivar’s Camino Forum that are on my tablet and phone. I hope to survive without them. The forum is invaluable for advice. I hope to post more links later. AND I have no access to my images on the tablet…have to sort that too.

“The Way of St. Francis” is now in production phase

17 Jan


Submitting The package containing my manuscript gets mailed to Cicerone Press

When I returned from Italy in September my top priority was reacquainting myself with the amazing Theresa Elliott, but after that my top priorities were beginning my run for Seattle City Council and finishing work on my guidebook, The Way of St. Francis: From Florence to Assisi to Rome. The reunion with Theresa was fabulous. The start of my campaign was smooth (as evidenced by this, this and this). And work on the book was….slow.

I returned from Italy with the basic text of the book’s 29 chapters complete. In September and October I contemplated my approach to the book’s Introduction, and then in November I returned to writing and editing.

It soon became clear that my biggest challenge would be the 40,000 word limit. In fact, by mid-December I was already at 57,000 words. I’d already…

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Happy New Year from the Irish Society of the Friends of St.James

31 Dec

Happy New Year 2015 Camino

An album of photos on Flickr…Via De La Plata

23 May

(I think Google+ is very difficult to access)

HOPE this link works….


An Album

23 May

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