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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →