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Ten Things You Can Expect From The Camino De Santiago

Ten Things You Can Expect From The Camino De Santiago

The following is a (superb) guest post courtesy of Pong.  Get her full bio at the bottom of this post.  Have a story to tell?  reasons you shouldn't hike the...

Mar 28, 2016 : Guest Post
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
Life After Death (of a thru-hike)

Life After Death (of a thru-hike)

“Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don't really end, anyway, they just begin again in...

Nov 17, 2015 : Stacia Bennett
Hiking El Camino de Santiago Blog: Summary

Hiking El Camino de Santiago Blog: Summary

Average: 17.3 miles per day Along with my friends Lucky and Milky, I started the Camino from St. Jean Pied de Port on September 25th, and got to Santiago de...

Nov 11, 2015 : Brian Lewis
Pour Some Sugar On Me

Pour Some Sugar On Me

The days are getting shorter, the trees are rapidly being stripped of their leaves and all too soon, hiking trails here in Wisconsin will turn into powdery XC ski trails....

Nov 4, 2015 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Done. and Done.

Done. and Done.

Another rainy day where we mostly dodged the bullet, i.e., we got rained on some, but enjoyed a great deal of hiking time without rain. The full moon was just...

Oct 28, 2015 : Brian Lewis
March to the Sea

March to the Sea

As planned, we got a typically early start this morning, desiring to walk more miles in good weather today, anticipating wet weather to come (soon). While still in Santiago we...

Oct 26, 2015 : Brian Lewis
Santiago, and Beyond

Santiago, and Beyond

Friday, October 23rd was another of those "great day where nothing especially remarkable happened" type of days. Started hiking again under the stars, but a surprisingly warm start to the...

Oct 24, 2015 : Brian Lewis
Counting Down the Kilometres

Counting Down the Kilometres

After I uploaded my last blog post, Lynda checked into our Albergue, having hiked 40 km. She's run short on time, and so took a bus this day to be...

Oct 23, 2015 : Brian Lewis
Into Galicia

Into Galicia

We slept the previous night in an upscale Albergue in the town of Ambasmestas - - - still bunk beds, up to 6 to a room (we were 4 with...

Oct 20, 2015 : Brian Lewis