”We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory.” Henri Cartier-Bresson
travelling the Camino to Santiago, walking the many miles, brought the point of Vanishing moments back to me every so clearly…….
once we passed a sign, I wasn’t in a hurry to walk back again to take a picture; if I thought too long about what caught my attention I would miss the moment that spoke to me. These are just a couple of the sites and signs we saw and photographed while on the Camino to Santiago. The were route markers everywhere that was needed, not so often they cluttered the view, but often enough we knew which road to take. In Pamplona we saw the steel scallop shells every 100 feet, other cities were equally well-marked; we saw the yield signs when we had to cross a major road or highway where we might encounter vehicle traffic; and we saw the long rock arrows on the Meseta, the flat plains of Spain.