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 18, 2019Day 37 on the CaminoToday’s Walk: O’Cebeiro to Triacastela The municipal albergue in O’Cebeiro has an 8 am check-out time, and stepping outside, the mountain air chills my hands and face.  J’Nell and I have breakfast and then walk over to the stone wall at the edge of town.  It’s too early for …

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October 12th- SaturdayAstorga to Castrillo de Los Polvazares With only four miles to walk today and our albergue for the evening booked, J’Nell and I sleep in late at Hotel Gaudi and further explore the alluring hilltop town of Astorga.  After leaving our mochillas (backpacks) at the front desk at check-out, we head back to …

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October 10thLeon to San Martin del Camino Depending on which book you consult, we either have another 309 or 312 kilometers to reach Santiago de Compostela. It’s 192 vs 194 miles, and this minor discrepancy in distance is comically ubiquitous on the Camino.  Whether you are consulting the books, the apps, the official signs, or …

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