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El Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela
Jun23

El Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

By Al P. Manlangit     Finally, after years of procrastinating, I found myself on the way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, biking the whole 750km. route from Pamplona close to the the French border. With a backpack filled with some clothes, a camera, some Granola bars and a bottle of water, I pedaled away on a bright morning along the highway headed west.   Like millions of pilgrims dating back to 800AD, I would be...

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Traipsing around sunny Spain
Jul20

Traipsing around sunny Spain

By Al Manlangit Dawn was breaking when the overnight train from Paris slowly crept into the old station of Irun, the first Spanish town across the border from France. I had been dreaming about going Spain for quite some time and the chance came after we finished visiting the Louvre and the rest of the City of Lights. And now we’re here, I thought, in the land of señoritas, bullfights and tapas. Our first stop was Bilbao in the...

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