On every camino, as is in life, we have Angels. These are the people that come into our lives, seemingly quiet, and leave an unforgettable footprint on our lives and especially hearts. On the Camino you will always have a Camino Angel – and most likely several of them. These are the people who cross your path… Continue reading Camino Angels
For those of you planning your future Caminos, I’m sharing my Camino Packing list with you – from the big things (Backpack, shoes, sleeping back) to the small details (shampoo and toothpaste), and everything in between. Big Stuff Backpack: REI Stroke 29 The REI Stroke 29 was my Camino Backpack of choice – and at… Continue reading Camino Gear (2016 Edition)
Today I hit 1 million steps on the camino (according to my Fitbit). I have covered roughly 645 km in 31 days so far. About 5 more days to go and I will be in Santiago. My body, spirit and mind love walking across this lovely country… My feet on the other hand are starting… Continue reading Day 31 – Sarria to Portomarin (24km) & 1 Millon steps.
Today I’m being a tourigrino – a tourist-Peregrino. Sightseeing in Leon & hoping a bus to Astorga so I can get to Santiago in time for my flight. Sushi in Leon. It is very plausible that this is the only sushi along the Camino. Leon Parador at night Goodbye Leon. You’ve been good… Continue reading Day 23 – Leon to Astorga (a rest day – 0km)
It is back to 90+ degree heat. Today our camino family trio separated. I decided to skip ahead to Leon now that down to just 16 days. Siera took the day off in Carrion de los Condes to rest her foot. And Tony decided to brave the 17km stretch to the next town. I just… Continue reading Day 22 – Boadilla to Leon
Today was a lovely and sunny walk from Castrojeritz to Boadilla. Much better than the least two windy cold days.
Fields… Fields… And nothing but fields. We are officially on the meseta – the flat highlands of Spain. All you see are wheat fields occasionally dotted by a lonely tree, a tiny village or a old castle on a hill. Some people say the manotony of the meseta is boring and can drive one nuts.… Continue reading Day 20 – Hornillos to Castrojeriz (20km)