Read Me First


Greeting All, Welcome to my blog about my Most Excellent Camino Adventure. The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James), is a 500-mile ancient pilgrimage walk that starts in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains in southwest France and ends in the town of Santiago in northwest Spain. Here is a link to some more … Continue reading Read Me First

Day (-3) Travel Day


WOW!!!! It’s hard to believe that the trip is starting. All the planning, research, testing, training, packing… and now it’s time to go. To be honest, I’m a little freaked out right now. Did I train enough? Did I pack everything? Is my pack weight too much? Should I have not done a blog & … Continue reading Day (-3) Travel Day

Day (-1) St. Jean


WOW (not the airline 🙂 ) it is amazing what 8 hours of sleep can do for you!!! I woke-up, grabbed some breakfast and took a shuttle from Biarritz to St Jean which about 45 minutes. There were 5 other pilgrims in the shuttle: Once I got to St. Jean I headed to the Pilgrim’s … Continue reading Day (-1) St. Jean

Day 1 St. Jean -> Roncesvalles


The Stats: MILES: 15  CUMULATIVE MILES: 15 STEPS: 36,975  CUMULATIVE STEPS: 36,975 TIME WALKING: 8 HOURS  CUMULATIVE TIME WALKING: 8 HOUR What Did You Do Today? Me? I climbed a freaking mountain and this is how I feel now 🙂 Blogger’s Note: There is WiFi over here, but it was been really sloooooow. We are … Continue reading Day 1 St. Jean -> Roncesvalles