Tag: hike

Looking Back on the Camino

Almost impossible to believe it’s been six months since J’Nell and I finished walking the Camino de Santiago.  While hiking across Spain during September and October last year, I gave scant thought to it ending.  It was all about loving the here and now, enjoying each step, kilometer, and mile to the next town. The…

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

October 28, 2019 (Monday) – 9:35 pm Hotel Milan – Negreira, Spain Today’s Walk:  Santiago to Negriera After nearly 500 miles backpacking since September 12th, J’Nell and I are not finished yet.  We’re going to amble another 55 to the coast in Fisterra, where it was once thought to be the end of the world…

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A Quiet Camino as We Near the End

October 22nd (Tuesday) – 10:31 pmHotel-Restaurante Xaneiro, MelideToday’s Walk: Os Valos to Melide J’Nell and I wake to sunrise outside the large picture window in our room. The orange and gray sky turns yellow with fog drifting through the valley, and the trees in the meadow are silhouetted in the dawn light.  From our excellent…

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