Relaxing morning and afternoon. Surprised to find a very lively market in the old part of town. Bought some oranges, apples, and cherries for tomorrow. http://www.relive.cc/view/rt10005268698
http://www.relive.cc/view/rt10005192380 After yesterday, we felt we needed a shorter day today. Found a nice hostel. The manger gave us a private room with private bath AND allowed us to check-in at 11:30! Clothes are in the washer...no hand washing today. Heading out for lunch.
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 →
Our journey begins in 41 days. This morning my usual 6 minute walk to the office took nearly an hour. Rather than my typical work shoes, I laced up my Salomon's and headed out the door. The sidewalks were still went from the overnight rain and the numerous puddles and mud tested my shoes. Feet... Continue Reading →
Just love walking in the fall, and with our Camino just six short months in the future, our walks have more purpose. We have worked unto a solid 8 miles with packs. This will be about half the distance on a typical day on the Camino. Sunday we walked along the White River. My pack... 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 →