We arrived home Friday night June 1, more than ready to re-connect with family and friends whom we have greatly missed the past 3 1/2 months! Our friend Gary Feltus has so willingly been our airport chauffeur both coming and going for the past year, thanks Gary!
We had such a great time the month we were in Spain serving at the hostel, so enjoying the friendships there with the people we served with as well as pilgrims that came passing through each day from the world over.
Here are some final photos from our last week or so…
In the kitchen preparing food “made with love” as one of the pilgrims put it.
Our village of Villamayor de Monjardin in the distance, with the winery in the foreground and the castle at the top of the mountain. An alternative route on the Camino de Santiago takes this way through the forest and across the fields.
Nearly every tiny village has a large church. This one in Los Arcos, population maybe 500, was particularly ornate, with beautiful murals, statuary, and the coolest pipe organ I have ever seen (to the right of the photo).
This last photo was taken a few days ago in Madrid, where we spent a full day getting Julee’s stolen passport replaced!
Signing out until the next leg of our “camino” of life,
Love from Art and Julee