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Trip: . . . Espana numero dos . . . Camino de Fisterra

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Forgiving Body . . . but what about the mind?

SPAIN | Sunday, 20 Jun 2010 | Views [362] | Comments [1]

After walking 25km or so, I was fine.. until I stopped. I felt like I could keep going but the the minute I got to the hotel and took off my Nikes, my legs and back ached. Each time I thought I would rest for an hour or so but that usually turned into ... Read more >

"Are you on the Camino?"

SPAIN | Monday, 14 Jun 2010 | Views [265] | Comments [1]

On day 1, a wiry French guy asked me this and I responded defensively. “I did 100km last year. I think I can do 90km this time.” When 2 Spanish guys asked me, I laughed and just said, 'si' Trying to be objective about it, I can see where the question ... Read more >

To(e)ward the End of the World

SPAIN | Sunday, 13 Jun 2010 | Views [421] | Comments [1]

A week before my departure and I had a toe problem. A big one—and my big toe. Man oh man, you wouldn't believe the pain I experienced even when a sheet was placed lightly over my big right toe. How was I going to walk the 90km on the Camino Finisterra ... Read more >

Ready . . Set . . Walk

SPAIN | Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | Views [1491]

Gearing to go...  Like last June, I will head to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in NW Spain. I will walk about 90km from S de C to Finisterre, the End of the World. The day before leaving I noticed an ad on the back of a bus. How could I have not ... Read more >