Austria Adventure around Salzkammergut region

FYI:  This posting is directly from my journal, it has not been edited and does come with it’s fair share of type-o’s and abbreviations.  I hope you enjoy nonetheless.  Photos … Continue Reading →


Hiking Picos de Europa National Park, Spain

May 20 – 27 – Picos de Europa National Park   The bus and taxi went smoothly from Santander to Arenas de Cabrales, I even met a gal from Jackson … Continue Reading →

Taking a break in Santander, Spain

May 19 – Taking a break in Coastal Santander   Made it all the way through between tight plane schedules and long lay overs.  Note to self; be sure you … Continue Reading →

Convertible, Italian style!

Fun in Italy with Family and new friends – 15-18 May

May 15 – 18th – continue to Lucca What a journey! I was happy to have found a descent bench to sleep on in Barcelona with a bit of padding. … Continue Reading →


Finisterre to Muxia – 13 & 14 of May

May 13-14 – Finisterre to Muxia, then departing Santiago Back in Santiago again awaiting my flights toward Italy, I wander through the new and rather small airport of Santiago noting … Continue Reading →

Sunset at Finisterre and my Camino journey... aside from a walk to Muxia

May 11 – To Finisterre… AKA: the end of the Earth!

  May 11 – To Finisterre Ground Zero! Today’s shedding of tears was the most deserved of my life! I made it on my own two feet to the final … Continue Reading →

The pride of Gaelic Galicia is enviable.

May 10 – to Olveiroa

May 10 – Negreira to Olveiroa 33+km The weather was coolish and refreshing starting out early this morning for the long day’s trek to Olveiroa. The first part of the … Continue Reading →

To Fisterre!

May 9 – to Negreira heading to Finisterre

May 9 – off to Finisterre 22.5km – Santiago to Negreira I’m so happy walking today and completely thrilled to be in the company of so many yellow arrow guiding … Continue Reading →

Eye peers down from the dome of the Cathedral

May 7 – Chillin’ back in Santiago

May 7 Happy Birthday Dad! I’m back in Santiago feeling kinda sad and lonely. The past couple days have drained the last of my mental energy and my body is … Continue Reading →

May 6 – To A Coruna to check out the Camino Ingles route

6 May Conuna to Ordes – “Road Warrior” With a few days to utilize before heading off to Finisterre, I got curious about walking the Camino Ingles from A Coruna… … Continue Reading →

Herculese Lighthouse, A Coruna

May 5 – to A Coruna

Off to try my hand at the Ingles route… not well marked, and later I find and agree, it’s not too recommended either. April 5th To Coruna Saw Mark and … Continue Reading →


May 4 – Rest day in Santiago (details to be filled in later)

5 May, 2014 Day in Santiago swinging butufiero twice! Quite an emotional thing to see, especially in the company of fellow pilgrims prime minister japan and spain were there, with … Continue Reading →


Day 33 – 3 May Arrived in Santiago

Day 33 I’ve arrived in Santiago! I have walked over 500 miles and would walk 500 more! The experience is truly an amazing one and no matter how many more … Continue Reading →


Day 32 – to Lavacolla

Day 32 – to Lavacolla About 30km 30km sure seems easier these days. My mind is so calm and a bit blissed out as I wandered through the cathedral-like trees … Continue Reading →


Day 31 – to Arzua – getting so close!

Day 31 – to Arzua aprox 22km Tonight’s accommodation is a bit dreary and in an albergue sharing with others. When I checked in, the room only had 3 women … Continue Reading →