Detail from Codex CalixtinusFor all of us who have walked the Camino, or those who dream of walking the Camino, the Codex Calixtinus is our original guide.
We are still visiting locations in my novel by car. A key town in my historical novel, The Road to Santiago, is Jaca, a principal city in the province of Huesca.
For many years I've had a poster of an interior of the Aljaferia on the wall in front of my writing desk.
Alcazaba of Malaga
Our Camino Map
Dingaling Reunion in GloucesterIn July of 2008 Ted and Annie Deppe led one of their bi-yearly Stonecoast residencies in Dingle, Ireland.
Soundtrack for a night in Jerusalem:
The Muezzin's loudspeakered call to prayer. A group of Armenian nuns singing hymns. A radio playing Arab pop
music -- celebrating sundown on yet another day of Ramadan. Children playing, snapping caps.