Spring appearing on the descent from the Aubrac Plateau
"Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
~Mary Anne Radmacher
Occasionally there were 'hard days' on the Camino.
One such day was the first day of crossing the Aubrac Plateau when I got so wet and cold. It wasn't the wet and cold that was so hard, it was the fact I was walking alone in those conditions, and knew there was a chance of becoming hypothermic, alone.
So the next morning, I had to 'make myself' walk on.... I had to take my own courage by the scruff of the neck and walk on for the second day of the Aubrac crossing.
And at the end of the day as I descended from the Plateau to a lower altitude,