September 18th, 2013. I guess, its time to regroup. I was so busy walking everyday it was easy to not realize how quickly our walking turned into racing. It's time for a bit of an explanation. After 12 days of solid 5-6 hours of walking each day, and walking around 150 miles, and getting into … Continue reading A Regroup From The Camino
September 11th, 2013 Ventosa —> Santo Domingo de la Calzada (17.4 miles, 6 hrs) I am finally sitting down after what feels like a 20 mile jog today. Leaving in the dark again, around 6:45am this morning, Kent and I set out to make the city 29 some km away before they ran out of rooms. … Continue reading The Way to Santo Domingo
September 10th, 2013 Since last post in Puente de la Reina > Ventosa (84km) 52.6 miles. I got my first blister. It’s just a simple one between my middle and second toes. Flip-flops are a blessing in the afternoons. I had to learn to lance the blister with a needle, clean it, use the proper antibiotics, … Continue reading Simple Pleasures
September 6th, 2013. Hike today: Pamplona -> Puente de la Reina (14 miles) (Wikipedia) Peregrino: A pilgrim (from the Latin peregrinus) is a traveler (literally one who has come from afar) who is on a journey to a holy place. Typically, this is a physical journey (often on foot) to some place of special significance to the … Continue reading The Day of a Peregrina
September 5th, 2013 Saint Jean Pied de Port —> Pamplona (70.5 km, 43.8 miles) It feels like it's been so long since Saint Jean Pied de Port, France. Really, it was just September 3rd, it was a Tuesday. We are now in Pamplona. We arrived in France on the Ryanair flight out of Dublin around noon, … Continue reading The Camino
August 12, 2013 Camino de Santiago: 20 days away. My big brother just got back from an adventure to a local Ashram, a learning experience I’m sure. He'll tell you all about it here: https://medium.com/p/44374bca7724 . It isn’t possible to visit something like that and not have your eyes opened to the vast possibilities and … Continue reading Words of Wisdom
May 28th, 2013 As many of you know, the Way of Saint James is my newest adventure, starting this September 1st 2013. I’ve just finished my last year of my Master’s Degree and it's time I satisfy this Wanderlust of mine, which has returned since my journey living in Europe ended two years ago. I thought … Continue reading In order to have balance you must keep moving forward.