• Day9

    Viana, Navarra

    May 16, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    Today’s walk of 19 km from Los Arcos to Viana is nicknamed “The Knee Wrecker” because of the ups and downs.

    The walk to Viana was through rolling olive groves and vineyards. The smell of blooming olive trees I can only liken to the breath of God.
    I prayed for those who have lost their children, one of the most difficult crosses to bear in this life, and in particular for Irene, and the two men from Dublin that I met in Zubiri.

    I enjoyed a quiet day with my thoughts, little talk and even less shade. Made it to Viana and had a lovely dinner with a sympatico new pilgrim friend, Candy, from San Diego. (Little did I know, I would never see Candy again after that lovely talk. So it goes.)
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