As it turns out, the first night was the only one where I had a strong enough signal to connect to the internet long enough to upload a blog post. Spotty service is a good word. It allowed for messaging via WhatsApp and Facebook so at least I was able to assure my family I […]
Camino de Santiago
Greetings from the Meseta! Today is my second day of walking. Yesterday I walked for three hours or so. I took my time since I never trained with my pack. That was foolish because the load got very heavy after a couple hours, but thankfully I’m not sore this morning.
I’m getting ready for my second camino. I’ll be leaving sometime this week. I’m not sure when because I’m waiting for the weather forecast to firm up. I don’t mind walking in a little rain, but thunderstorms are another matter!
People walk the Camino for a variety of reasons, but first and foremost it’s a Pilgrimage. When you walk with an open heart and an open mind you might be surprised by what you’ll experience.
The Camino Frances is over 700 kilometers long, broken into a number of stages. The stages typically end in a town large enough to contain plenty of beds to sleep in and one or two places to eat. The length of the suggested stage depends on the difficulty of the day’s walk, but it’s usually somewhere […]