camino de santiago

“Day 4” or the day I wanted to toss it all in and get the heck off the trail…..

“Day 4” or the day I wanted to toss it all in and get the heck off the trail…..

At this point, just less than 3 weeks into our 3 year hike across Canada along The Great Trail – a pathway which is 24,000 km long, things still feel...

Jun 27, 2019 : Sonya
Praise for the Trail Crews, Volunteers, and Trail Angels

Praise for the Trail Crews, Volunteers, and Trail Angels

As the hiking season gets into full swing with people already on the Triple Crown trails or the Discovery Trail in the United States, on the various Caminos and GR...

Mar 31, 2019 : Sonya
So, Are You a Real Hiker?  Are You an Authentic Pilgrim?

So, Are You a Real Hiker? Are You an Authentic Pilgrim?

Are you a Real Hiker?  Some version of these questions has been raised before, during, or after every longer hike we've done.   Sometimes it takes the form of jokes told...

Feb 26, 2019 : Sonya
Stories From the Trail Episode 7 – Keith Foskett High and Low

Stories From the Trail Episode 7 – Keith Foskett High and Low

Keith Foskett, a.k.a. "Fozzie", is a well traveled long distance hiker, a bestselling author, dog lover, and maple syrup connoisseur.  In this episode, Keith joins us from his home in...

Mar 16, 2018 : Gary Sizer
11 Long Trails to Hike in Europe

11 Long Trails to Hike in Europe

Have you ever wanted to backpack through Europe and actually, you know, go backpacking?

Nov 30, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
Ten Reasons To Stay Away From The Camino De Santiago

Ten Reasons To Stay Away From The Camino De Santiago

The Camino de Santiago, or The Way of St. James, is the most popular and beloved long distance trail in the world. I have walked this ancient path, and enjoyed...

Feb 18, 2016 : Digger
Chilanglés

Chilanglés

Below the Good Badger called me young badger. Young(ish) bugger, more like. Anyhow, one Grant Badger lives in my apartment block and it would be nigh on impossible to support...

Mar 8, 2012 : Appalachian Jake