Occasional writings by Miraz Jordan
Today featured rain, and more rain.
Batalha Monastery and the Sanctuary of Fátima are experiences at extreme ends of the spiritual spectrum.
Photos of the fishing village at the end of the world and of a gorgeous waterfall amongst boulders.
A small procession and loud fireworks in Santiago de Compostela added extra interest to our day.
The old and the new are on my mind as we visit Padrón in Galicia.
Country paths made for a very peasant walk today, until a blister forced us off the road.
Are church ‘decorations’ teaching tools?
A night at the seaside then a day in beautiful and historic Pontevedra. And a bizarre pedestrian crossing.
It took only one day on the road for me to realise what was important to me about the 5 day walk we were doing in the northwest of Spain.
We arrived in Santiago de Compostela at the same time as 3,000 tractors, brought to protest low milk prices. What a mess!
Driving in Spain is a very different experience from driving in New Zealand.
Las Médulas is a huge area that Roman slaves mined for gold, on behalf of their owners. It’s hard to believe that 2000 years ago people could have such a dramatic effect on such a big landscape.