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My Way To capture every aspect of my journeys along the Caminos de Santiago. From planning to walking to home again, I want to record the feelings, insights, experiences and transformation that occur for me every step of The Way.

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Warning: This Post is a Clusterf**k

Saturday, 9 Nov 2013 | Views [601] | Comments [4]

Hola Todos! I am finished walking as much of the Camino del Interior as I can...I made it to Briviesca and, tonight, am headed back to Barcelona in order to catch a flight to Mallorca tomorrow morning to start my WWOOFing adventure! This walk ... Read more >

Tags: camion del interior


Camino del Interior or the Way Inside

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | Views [420] | Comments [3]

Hola Familia y Amigos! As I walk out of Irun there is a slight drizzle floating in the air, bringing the deep greens of the grass, the black of the tarmac and burnt yellows of the leaves into rich clarity. The temperature is crisp and cool, and I ... Read more >

Tags: camino del interior, forests, rainbow


On My Way...Again

Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | Views [384] | Comments [4]

Hola Todos! What does one do when they´re in a pinch and feeling a little lost? They call a friend, of course, and I am very, VERY thankful to have a good friend in mi companero, Juan. Our timing is uncanny, really. I knew he´d be in Valencia ... Read more >

Tags: camino del interior


Barcelona and What It's Taught Me

Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | Views [421]

Hola Todos! Well, here we are and I can hardly believe our time in Barcelona is nearly at an end! It's been an incredible week full of fascinating sights and delicious food! We've visited the beach almost every single day for down time after walking ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, gaudi


Giving Thanks

Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 | Views [426] | Comments [2]

Hola Todos,  I arrived in Santiago yesterday completely exhausted after finishing my final 120kms...900kms in total since September 5th... As I trudged into the city I had a sense that the exhaustion was not entirely mine. I thought of all ... Read more >

Tags: love, rest


Photos: Camino Ingles

Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

October 7-12, 2013
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Camino Inglés

Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | Views [633] | Comments [1]

Hola! I hope this finds you all well! Yesterday morning I jumped on an early bus to Ferrol and I am certainly glad I DID decide to arrive early as I found out quickly that there is no municipal albergue in the city! No problems, though, as it was ... Read more >

Tags: camino inglés


Next Steps

Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | Views [564] | Comments [1]

Hola Todos!   Well, here I am...back in Santiago de Compostela with a still a week ahead of me until the arrival of my good friend Kathleen and our two weeks together while she is on vacation from work! And so, what is a woman on a limited ... Read more >

Tags: camino norté, camino primitivo


Photos: Camino Primitivo

Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Starting Sept 23 and ending Oct 6, 2013
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New Season, New Way

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | Views [411] | Comments [2]

Hola Todos! How blessed I feel by the heart warming responses I've received since my last post. Forgive me for not being in contact more frequently but up here in the mountains we are, quite literally, ofen in the middle of nowhere. And you know what? ... Read more >

Tags: camino primitivo


Random Thoughts

Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | Views [437] | Comments [7]

Hola Todos! Wow! A whopping 40C today in Polla de Siero and yesterday, 35C! No complaining on my part, though, as I know most of you are living with much lower temperatures and only expect it to get colder! I am sending warm rays of sunshine your ... Read more >

Tags: camino norte, camino primitivo, pilgrims


Photos: Camino Norte

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery

The Camino del Norte: September 5th - Sept 23, 2013
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Have a Laugh on Me

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | Views [425] | Comments [3]

Day 6: Gernika Without any real preparation and having spent three weeks working feverishly behind my computer before leaving, I´m so amazed at the tenacity of my body...it truly is a blessing! It´s as though the memories of my muscles ... Read more >


I´m in Love! (and Thank you)

Saturday, 7 Sep 2013 | Views [331] | Comments [2]

Day 3: Hola Familia y Amigos! I´m in love! I may only be into day three of my long walk, but the Camino Norte has truly captured my heart! :) How is it that this love has risen so instaneously? Maybe it´s the salty ocean breeze on ... Read more >

Tags: camino norte


Photos: Forests, Fields, Rivers & Mountains

Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | Photo Gallery

A chronological gallery of some of the beautiful scenery along the Via de la Plata Way and the Finesterre/Muxia Way.
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Tags: camino, fields, finesterre, forests, mountains, rivers, via de la plata


Photos: Albergues Along The Way

Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | Photo Gallery

Via de la Plata
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Tags: albergues, camino, finesterre, via de la plata


Photos: I Belong Among the Wildflowers

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery

The beauty I found in the wildflowers along the way never ceased to lift my spirits. I highly recommend downloading this tune on a separate screen while perusing these pics: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozgmyx919a4&feature=related We all belong somewhere ... Read more >
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Tags: camino, via de la plata, wildflowers


Photos: Ancient Architecture & Modern Day Graffiti: An Album of Juxtaposition

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery


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Tags: camino, graffiti, via de la plata


Photos: The Peregrinos I Loved Along 'The Way'

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery

These are fellow peregrinos (masculine) and peragrinas (feminine) that I really connected with along the Via de la Plata, whether I walked with them 800kms or bumped into them at albergues once, twice, or many times...these are the folks who touched my ... Read more >
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Tags: camino, pilgrims, via de la plata


Photos: The Many Markers of 'The Way'

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery


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Tags: camino, finesterre, via de la plata


Saturation

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | Views [421] | Comments [1]

Hello Friends & Family, I am in Paris now and what a journey it has been! But first, my excursion to Finesterre. Walking to the coast was ultimately just a reason for me to simply keep walking and thinking and feeling. Before I left Santiago ... Read more >


The Way Will Not Deliver You to Happiness, Rather Happiness is The Way

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | Views [548] | Comments [1]

Day 40: Santiago de Compostela and My Final Day of the Via de la Plata Hello Dear Friends & Family! I have  walked alone for 114kms without folly or strife and have experienced a powerful and lovely transition over these past four days! ... Read more >


Quick and Dirty Update 2

Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | Views [482]

Day 36: Santiago de Compostela Hello Friends and Family! I am feeling much better today and have been having a wonderful vacation while on vacation in the beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela! I have been reaquainted with a wonderful Italian ... Read more >


Dear Juan

Thursday, 31 May 2012 | Views [552] | Comments [1]

      Day 35:Santiago de Compostela  Well, here I am in the city that, for many, is the final destination whether on the Camino Frances, Camino del Norte, Camino Primitivo, Camino Portugues, or, my path, the Camino Via ... Read more >


Inventory (re-reconsidered)

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | Views [1130]

Packing for this kind of trip is easier than you'd think. Best advice I could ever give: Keep it Simple, Keep it Light!  Update: In actually walking The Camino I've changed my mind about the ideal weight of my pack and what I need and don't ... Read more >

Tags: camino, pre-planning


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