Tag: Camino

Camino de Santiago and the Miracle of the Chickens

Sitting directly on the Camino de Santiago in the heart of Spain’s famous Rioja wine district, the town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada was founded in the year 1090 by its namesake, St. Domingo de la Calzada. This former hermit turned engineer dedicated his life to the safety and welfare of the pilgrims of his day by building them roads and bridges and … Read More Camino de Santiago and the Miracle of the Chickens

Saint Quitera, A Bridge In The Pyrenees Mountains, And Rabies

***Ad infinitum: (From Wikipedia) a Latin phrase meaning “to infinity” “a never-ending, repeating process” “a set of commands to be repeated on and on forever.” For example, Doc Orzeck’s mercilessly interminable rants on and on and on about the life or death importance of getting their pets vaccinated against rabies. ***Ad nauseam: a Latin term used to describe something that has been continuing nonstop … Read More Saint Quitera, A Bridge In The Pyrenees Mountains, And Rabies