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June 8, 2019

SO, YOU’RE THINKING OF HIKING THE CAMINO?

Well, you’ve landed on the right blog. The historic Camino de Santiago or “The Way” (as in the actor, Martin Sheen’s 2010 movie) is a long hike—some 500 miles to be exact.  The Camino Frances or French Camino is the most popular route beginning in the Basque Pyrenees in France and concluding in Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner […]
July 10, 2019

GEAR TO BRING WITH YOU ON THE CAMINO

As a former Boy Scout, I had been indoctrinated with their laconic motto “Be Prepared.” If you are planning on hiking the Camino or the Way of Saint James to Compostela in Spain, it behooves you to indulge in a bit of Boy Scout-like preparation. Gear, including clothing, should be considered way in advance, if anything to see how much […]
July 10, 2019

Hiking the Camino

July 15, 2019

The Saddest Sheep in the World

We headed out once again on the Way of Saint James feeling as if things were starting to go our way—the day before, the heavy rains subsided and the sun made a brief but welcome appearance.  Shortly after, a small snack shop appeared along the Jacobean route which raised our spirits considerably.  While our raincoats dripped puddles of water on the wooden […]