Brad arrived this week and it was a week of highs and lows (the lows mostly for Brad with no training), however, while we arrived in Santiago on the 14th I will post a special article on that, so I've picked another photo that shows again the spiritual nature of your camino. We intended to do the extra 8kms the day we arrived into Sarria, however there were those who didn't intend to, accidentally took the wrong turn and did a 28km day when they were hoping to do 20. In my opinion it was totally worth it. The Samos Monestery is spectacular. We arrived in time for the tour, which was incredible and learnt the history, saw through a good amount of the monastery and of course the church. Despite the building burning down in the 50's the exterior was of course OK and they have rebuilt very well. Sadly for the church what was once 80 monks and 40 novices is now 8 monks with one trainee. The entire place is incredible but this first view on the way down into Samos takes your breath away. It was without a doubt worth the extra 8km.
Jenny - photography lover but someone who hates lugging around HUGE camera's so my images are all from my Olympus OMD or my little Sony digital.