It is Finished...

May 27, 2018 - Four years ago, when I walked the Camino, it was in a season of transition. It had been a year since I left the only...

Which route to walk?

When most people talk about the Camino de Santiago, they are thinking about the route which begins in St. Jean Pied de Port (SJPP),...

When to go?

Of course, the decision of when to walk the Camion will be determined by your own flexibility and ability to making space in your...

What to pack?

Just how much should you carry and what will you need? The answer is you will need far less than you think, and that is a good thing when...

What should you budget?

The total cost of your journey will depend a great deal on the choices you make in food and lodging. One man posted a blog about how to...

How do you prepare physically?

If you are like most pilgrims, much time and energy will be put into planning and packing for the Camino. This builds anticipation and...

Money, what do you need to know?

Most of the places you will frequent along the way require you to use cash. Therefore you have to consider how you will obtain and carry...

What does a typical day look like?

One of the gifts of the Camino is the simple rhythm of life it provides. This laying off of the busyness of your “normal” life allows you...

How to pick the right footwear?

If there was one area worth obsessing over in planning for your Camino, it would be the choice of what shoes you will wear. A properly...

How do you prepare your mind and spirit?

Along with planning, physical preparation, and purchasing of the right gear, it is important to prepare your mind and spirit for the...

The Top 5 Things on My Packing List

When you walk the Camino there are the things you choose to leave at home, the things you wish you would have left at home, and the...

Sue

Name: Sue When did you walk? May 2-June 10, 2017 What drew you to the Camino? A friend walked the Camino and I followed him on Facebook....

Day 0 - St Jean Pied de Port

May 27, 2014 - The seeds of my Camino were planted years before I walked, but it wasn't until I found myself thinking about a resent life...

Day 1 - To Roncesvalles

May 28, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 25.1 km - I am standing outside of the albergue just before we started walking. It was about 6:45 in...

Day 2 - To Zubiri

May 29, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 21.9 km - I left Roncesvalles as the sun was coming up. The village has long been a favorite resting...

Day 3 - Pamplona

May 30, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 26.4 - Not knowing the pace I would keep, I set out early and walked alone. This gave me space to be...

Day 4 - To Puenta La Reina

May 31, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 23.3 km - About 8.6 km outside of Pamplona you come to Alto del Perdon, the Mount of Forgiveness. I...

Day 5 - To Estella

June 1, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 21.7 km - Even a shadow can find its way, if follows the yellow arrows. That is a good thing because I...

Day 6 - To Torres del Rio

June 2, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 29.1 km - As we agreed, we all met up and set out together in search of the fountain of wine. According...

Day 7- To Logrono

June 3, 2014 - Distance Traveled: 20.6 km - Since today was a shorter walk, (only 20.6km/12.8 miles) we all decided to walk alone in the...