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 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 7th – 3:23 pmEl Burgo Ranero to Mansilla de las MulasLas Delicios del Camino Café, Mansilla de las Mulas Drinking a grande cerveza at a sidewalk café after the day’s walk never gets old.  We’re right around the corner from the municipal albergue where we’re staying, and feels nice to get showered and …

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“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt It’s taken me a lot longer to write about the Camino de Santiago than it did to walk it. Trying to regularly blog on my cell phone while doing the pilgrimage proved impossible.  We were walking around 13 miles each morning and afternoon, and during …

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