Author: Thom

Camino Photo of the Day: So Very Cold

This particular morning was by far the coldest part of this Camino. I mean, we’d seen snow when we were crossing the Pyrenees, and it was nowhere near this cold. I took this selfie shortly after we left the cementario.…

Camino Photo of the Day: Headless Angel

This is a closeup of one of the columns at the cementerio I posted yesterday. Very Romanesque. Also, very damaged. Some of this might be due to the simple passage of centuries, or damage incurred when the edifice was moved.…

Camino Photo of the Day: Cementerio

On my map, this cemetery is designated “Cementerio portada S. XIII”. The gate that you see here indeed comes from the thirteenth century, but it wasn’t always a gate. These stones were originally part of the medieval hostal San Juan…

Camino Photo of the Day: One Last Look

Here we are, glancing down the south side aisle of Navarrete’s Iglesia Nuestra de la Señora Asunción de María. We are standing at the Holy Door and looking past several side altars to another side altar on the far wall.…