A dog watches as pilgrims leave Los Arcos on the trail to Logroño.
A grave yard outside Los Arcos features the cryptics engraving "Yo que fui lo que tu eres, tu serás lo que yo soi"-- I was what you are, and you will be what I am.
Arrows and a blue waymarker show the path of the Camino de Santiago between Los Arcos and Viana.
A colorful snail along the Camino de Santiago.
A hiker approaches the medieval town of Sansol on the Camino de Santiago.
The picturesque medieval town of Sansol on the Camino de Santiago.
Author Anna Dintaman pauses on her way to the town of Sansol.
Almond fruit trees bear ripe almond fruits.
A wooden sign marks the entrance to the albergue in the town of Sansol.
The picturesque medieval town of Torres del Rio on the Camino de Santiago.
Iglesia del Santo Sepulcro in Torres del Río is well-proportioned with an octagonal cylinder and intricately carved corbels.
A hiker enjoys the wide flat path between Torres del Río and Sansol.
A mural of fields with backpacks entering Viana recalls the pilgrim experience.
A statue of Jesus in the golden interior of the Iglesia de Santa María de la Asunción.
Iglesia de Santa María de la Asunción in Viana features an impressive golden retablo.
Spaniards in Viana stroll the streets during a festival.
The impressive Baroque ayuntamiento in the mains square of Viana, Spain.
Volunteer hospitaleras at the parochial albergue in Viana look through the guest book.
The ruins of the Gothic Iglesia de San Pedro in Viana, Spain have been converted into a municipal park.
A festival in Viana, Spain, includes a parade through the main plaza.
A festival in Viana, Spain, includes a parade through the main plaza. These Spanish boys are dressed in traditional costume.
A festival in Viana, Spain, includes a parade through the main plaza. This Spanish girl is dressed in traditional costume.
Fresh dried meats and cheeses are available in the Logroño open-air market.
A 17th-century statue of Santiago Matamoros (Saint James the Moorslayer) stands above the portal to Iglesia de Santiago el Real.