Making it to Santiago de Compostela

Making it to Santiago de Compostela

I was reminded this morning, of the feeling I had walking into Santiago de Compostela, after a very eventful pilgrimage. Walking over the hill and seeing the cathedral in the distance, I was initially filled with relief. Relief at having just made it. I wasn’t...
Camino Tips and Packing List

Camino Tips and Packing List

A wonderful thing about the Camino de Santiago is that really anyone can do it. What I have discovered about Pilgrims, is that all a prospective walker needs is a will or desire to do it. It also doesn’t matter about the nature or purpose of your pilgrimage, but what...
Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

I was drawn to the Camino. I had not had any information on this pilgrimage prior to reading about it in a magazine, despite my many travels into Europe. The more I read up on this historic trail, I learned that the Camino de Santiago, does not consist of just one...
Just follow the yellow arrows

Just follow the yellow arrows

There is a little town just before Puenta La Reina. I wish I had my guidebook with me so that I could remember its name. As I progressed on the trail, I ripped out the stages, so as to lessen the additional weight that I might have been carrying. In retrospect, I am...