Can't believe that in less than a week we will be in Porto, Portugal, preparing to walk the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Today was our last training walk. Just a short 2 mile round trip to our favorite watering hole, Books and Brews. Some of you have contacted me asking what I'm taking... Continue Reading →
We embark on this adventure...walking from Porto, Portugal, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain...in less than 2 months. Many people have asked us about how we planned for this adventure. The short answer...not much. We have read several guidebooks and books related to life after the Camino, read hundreds of blog posts, watched hours of YouTube... Continue Reading →
Several months ago my husband and I watched the movie The Way, starring Martin Sheen and directed by Emilio Estevez. My husband commented “ that looks like fun...we should do that.” And since he really doesn’t like anything involving exercise or the outdoors, I immediately agreed. The route in the movie is the Camino Francés...500... Continue Reading →
Much as been written about the quest for the holy grail. One theory is that the cup used at the last supper was removed from Rome and hidden in the Cathedral of Valencia. Researchers have confirmed that the agate cup dates from the Roman period at the time of Christ. Whether real or not, it... Continue Reading →
As you may know, I love sports and you probably remember what happened between me and a youth futball team in Turkey last year. Well...today team Bilbao checked into my hotel. Of course, my camera died just as they arrived, but I returned from dinner just in time to see them leave for their match... Continue Reading →
Just one short week before I leave for Valencia and the INTED conference. I have a long layover in Paris Saturday, so my plan is to take a train into the city and walk by river, see Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Will be updating my blog along the way, so stay tuned!
Welcome 2014 and welcome to a new chapter of The Professor and Her Passport. This should prove to be an exciting year of travel. Next month, a quick trip to Green Bay, Wisconsin, is booked (no passport needed). But in March, I travel to Valencia, Spain to present some of my research at the INTED... Continue Reading →