Trail runners or Boots, that is the question.

This is the big question as one starts to plan their first Camino! I have seen people walking in boots, trail runners, sneakers, and sandals. So there is no right or wrong answer. I prefer trail runners. I like the lightweight, comfort, design, and no …

Twelve Lucky Grapes: A New Year’s Eve Tradition in Spain

It’s crazy to think we have had two not-so-great years worldwide. Two years of ups and downs, of confusion, of concerns, of craziness. Those years are behind us now and we must try and look forward to the future with hope and optimism. Even though …

On my way … Day 34 … Lavacolla to Santiago

Wednesday, June 15th … 11 km … 7 miles  Today’s Path  We only have a short 7 miles today. Once we leave Lavacolla, we will have some hills in the suburbs of Santiago. Most of today is on pavement and sidewalks. The pilgrim Mass is at noon, but …

On my way … Day 33 … Arzua to Lavacolla

Tuesday, June 14, 2018 … 28 km … 17 miles Today’s Path  As with the previous few days since Sarria, there are lots of hamlets and villages along the way for food and water. Today we walk on natural pathways with good shade offered by the …

On my way … Day 32 … Palas de Rei to Arzua

Tuesday, June 13, 2018 … 27 km … 17 miles “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ― Mother Theresa Today’s Path  Today is an easy day, apart from the length of the route, it is easy underfoot and …

On my way … Day 31 … Portomarin to Palas de Rei

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 … 27 km … 17 miles “Explore daily the will of God.” C.G. Jung Today’s Path  The path today is full of ups and downs. All along dirt paths, pavement, and gravel. A beautiful day full of little villages and plenty of …

On my way … Day 30 … Sarria to Portomarin

Monday, June 11, 2018 … 27 km … 17 miles “The spirit God has given us is no cowardly spirit, but rather one that makes us strong, loving and wise” 2 Timothy 1:7 Today’s Path  The majority of today will be on lovely tree-lines lanes, wooden paths, and …

On my way … Day 29 … Triacastela to Sarria

Sunday, June 10, 2018 … 19 km … 12 miles “Life is everything. Life is God. Everything changes and moves and the movement is God. And while there is life there is joy in consciousness of the divine. To love life is to love God” …

On my way … Day 28 … Las Herrerias to Triacastela

Saturday, June 9, 2018 … 29 km … 18 miles  Today’s Path  The first eight kilometers will all be uphill. This will be our steepest incline of the whole pilgrimage. As we climb, we will enter into the final region of the Camino, Galicia. Galicia is …

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