On my way … Day 24 … Astorga to Rabanal del Camino

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 22 km … 14 miles  Today was a normal day on the Camino. Fourteen miles is about an average day. We are definitely out of the Meseta. There will be a gradual incline all day.  As we follow the road for …

On my way … Day 23 … Hospital de Orbigo to Astorga

Monday, June 4, 2018 … 15 km … 10 miles … Sunny/Rain    Morning  Even after the long day and being on my feet all evening, which were killing me when I climbed into bed, I feel good. My toes still go numb at night but …

On my way … Day 22 … Leon to Hospital de Orbigo

Sunday, June 3, 2018 … 38km … 24 miles … Sunny  As we woke this morning, we were moving slowly. We had to get our bodies back on schedule. Our day was not going to be long, so we decided to leave a little later. …

On my way … Day 13 … Burgos to Hornillos del Camino

Camino Marker

Friday, May 25, 2018 … 21 kms … 13 miles, Heavy rain and cold  Summary of the day and thoughts:  Today is the day, our first walk in the Meseta. The Meseta is the middle part of the Camino. The mental section between the cities …

On my way … Day 3 Zubiri to Pamplona

Camino horse

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Temp 50’s … Zubiri to Pamplona … 23 kms … 15 miles  Blessed are you, pilgrim, if what concerns you most is not to arrive, as to arrive with others. ~ Beatitudes of the pilgrim Last night was my best sleep. Could …

On my way … Day 2 Roncesvalles to Zubiri

Camino Marker

Monday, May 14, 2018, 30℉ – 40℉ … Roncesvalles to Zubiri … 23 kms … 15 miles Blessed are you, pilgrim, if you discover that the “camino”  opens your eyes to what is not seen. ~ Beatitudes of the pilgrim  Let me start by saying, sleeping in …

On my way … The Camino de Santiago

Leaving St. Jean

Day 1 – St. Jean to Roncesvalles, 30 kms … 18 miles Sunday, May 13, 2018, 36℉ His mercies are new every morning My alarm woke me from a light sleep. To say I slept well was an understatement. Between excitement and nervousness, I tossed …

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