Lessons Learned

After six weeks of being away, I made it home safely at 11pm Saturday. I couldn’t wait to see my two beautiful daughters and listen to their countless stories of things that occurred while I was gone. Before I drifted off to sleep when I arrived home, I thought about my experience on the Camino […]

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Last Entry Before Santiago

The past week and a half have been the most challenging and happiest to date. It all began with a walk to the Cruz de Ferro where one places a symbolic rock at the foot of a cross at the highest point of the Camino. When I began my walk, I knew that it would […]

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Quick Update

I am having trouble sending pictures again with my blog. I will need to stop at a Vodafone store in the nearest metropolitan town which I might be able to do tomorrow. I am in Palas del Rei which is 65 kilometers from Santiago. I will complete the Camino by Tuesday and take a day […]

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Leon to Rabanal del Camino

The routine of waking up, walking for 5-8 hours, stopping for the day to rest, showering and grabbing a bite to eat is now habit. To my surprise, I haven’t thought about my favorite TV shows in a long time. Not because I have forgotten about them, but sleep becomes the priority when I stop […]

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A Lot to Tell You

A week ago, I met three Australian men walking the Camino. They were charming and funny which led me to believe that one of them would be perfect for my Swedish friend. But to my surprise, these men were part of a group of priests traveling with young men who are considering the priesthood. An […]

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Stop Bugging Me 🐜

While I have been fortunate to enjoy the heavy rain at night to cool off the terrain of the Meseta, the early morning hours create a feeding frenzy from the insects where I am the intended target. Yesterday in Carrión, I added two important additions to my gear: walking sandals and another buff dedicated to […]

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