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 19 … Calzadilla to Mansilla

Thursday, May 31, 2018 … 23km … 15 miles  Last night as Marco was cooking dinner, we ran across the street to buy supplies for today’s walk. This day started off with a long stretch of nothingness. Just us and the long old Roman road …

On my way … Day 18 … Terradillos to Calzadilla

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 … 27 km … 17 miles, Cloudy / Sun Today was a day full of towns and options. The morning would be full of plenty of places to sit and take a break, but the afternoon was different. There were two …

On my way … Day 17 … Carrion to Terradillos de los Templarios

hostel on the Camino

Tuesday, May 29th 2018 … 27 km … 17 miles Last night was good. It was only the five of us in the room, so it was quiet, warm, and comfy. We got snacks for today’s walk because the guidebook showed there could be a stretch …

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 11 … Belorado to Ages

Ages, Spain

Wednesday, May 23rd, 28 kms… 18 miles… rain!  After a great night sleep, I awoke ready to go and excited for the day! What will it hold for me? On the Camino every morning is exciting. Same walk, new experiences.   Wait, shouldn’t that be …

On my way … Day 10 Santo Domingo de la Calzada to Belorado

camino sign

Tuesday, May 22nd … 22 kms … 14 miles … Cloudy  “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve; the fear of failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho  The beginning Due to it being a short day, we didn’t leave the hostel until around …

On my way … Day 9 Ventosa to Santo Domingo

Camino near Santo Domingo

30 kms … 18 miles, Sunny, hot with a little rain.  Sunrise Since today was going to be long day, we decided to leave early. So, we headed out right at sunrise. It was beautiful, another favorite of mine, starting at sunrise or just before. I love watching …

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