Botswana – Namaste Africa!

Botswana Blog (excerpts from the Journal) 1-14 March, 2015 1 March It’s been quite a journey getting here with many moments I had to remind myself to just breathe.  My … Continue Reading →


Africa Adventure ~ The Arrival

Africa 2015 Feb 26-28, 2015 It’s been quite a journey getting here with many moments I had to remind myself to just breathe.  My bones are aching, my eyes tired, … Continue Reading →

The guardian

Grand Adventures continue in 2015

10 February, 2015 Travelgirls adventures continue… In the inspiring words of the great John Muir, “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before … Continue Reading →


Yellowstone NP – New Years Family fun, 2014/15

Yellowstone National Park Dec 31, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015   Another fun family holiday.  I’m so happy it worked out to have the whole family available for this wintery … Continue Reading →


Cancun; Conference and Fun

Cancun under a full moon 8 November, 2014 It’s a mixed bag of cookies visiting this “romantic” locale.  For me, the romance kinda vanished walking out the airport surrounded by … Continue Reading →


Churchill Magic! Canada-2014

July 28, 2014   I’m off again and it feels great.  It seems to get harder and harder to return home and when I do it feels ever-more temporary somehow. … 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 →