Lost in the Fog

With my new novel Lost in the Fog about to be published, in September of 2019 I embarked on a four month trip to France, Spain, Portugal, and the Caribbean. The main reason for the journey was to hike the Camino de Santiago, a 550 mile pilgrimage. With this blog, I am excerpting from the journal I kept and am sharing what made it so special. David Lynch once said "getting lost is beautiful", and my voyage embodied that definition.

October 17th (Thursday) – 9:20 pmO’Cebeiro, Corolo Restaurant & BarToday’s Walk: Vega de Valcarce to O’Cebreiro In the guide book today’s stage was supposed to be nearly 30 kilometers, including a daunting hike up to 4,265 feet.  But J’Nell and I had gotten off the recommended distances/stopping points several towns ago, and instead we chopped …

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October 15th (Tues) – 10:01 pmHostal Siglo XIX (Rm 303), CacabelosToday’s Walk: Ponferrada to Cacabelos Drinking a glass (or a copa as I ordered it in Spanish) of Naraya Tinto Mencia.  So nice be enjoying this excellent local red wine in the Bierzo region where it’s produced.  And how about our cozy and funky room …

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Monday, October 14th – 9:30 pmAC Marriott (Rm 401), PonferradaToday’s Walk: Foncebadón to Ponferrada Today was one of the most memorable experiences on the Camino. J’Nell and I reach the highest point we will travel (1,515 meters or 4,970 feet) on the Frances Way of St James, spend hours up in the gorgeous and serene …

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