I once heard an accomplished backpacker say that the the only thing he wished he’d taken on his last trip was less. I’ve learned over the years that the less I carry on my back, the more I enjoy the journey, so my goal was to keep my Camino de […]Read More
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For my 30th birthday I ran 30 miles. For my 32nd birthday I ran 32 miles. For my 35th birthday I walked 500+ miles across Spain. I’m worried about turning 40… When I returned home from hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2012 I watched the movie The Way and added […]Read More
Day 9 kicked off the second half of my Camino de Santiago hike along the French Way. In 8 days I’d covered 240 miles, and striking out before dawn that morning I had 240 miles to go to Santiago de Compostela. I was hiking across the wide open Meseta plains of […]Read More
I left Santiago de Compostela before dawn, following my headlamp through the suburbs. Since most pilgrims only go to Santiago I had the trail to myself. I hiked until noon, stopped for brunch and beer, walked on, stopped for beer, walked again, and stopped for beer again. It kinda felt […]Read More