Cruz de Ferro, the Iron CrossMay 24 in Spain
Today we climbed to the highest point on the Camino, Monte Irago, and the Iron Cross. The Cross was placed there in the 11 th century by a Catholic abbot to mark the way for pilgrims traveling to Santiago. Pilgrims often bring a stone or some remembrance to leave at the Cross, or to represent a burden they wish to leave behind.
It was a tough climb up, but a tougher climb down (to be continued...)Read more