Almost starting the Camino…

I’m currently en route by train from Deventer to Amsterdam. Tomorrow I move one step closer to the main purpose of this trip, walking the Camino. I’ll catch a 9 a.m. train to Paris where I’ll spend the rest of the day; Saturday I travel on to St. Jean Pied de Port, de start of … more

First three days on the Camino

Day 3 and in Pamplona. The day before I started was rainy and and overnight a lot of rain. Fortunately that stopped by morning. However, up in the mountains it had snowed which made for a beautiful walk. It was cold so I kept walking and arrived at Roncesvalles in just I under 6:30hrs. A … more

Day 9 and first 200km done

Day 5 – Estrelle Two more days of nice walking through beautiful country, most of in the company of my Dutch and Danish walking friends. Great weather but it does get hot by noon. Tomorrow we should have some clouds and they’re forecasting rain, but only 2-3mm. Have met a few Canadians so far. Am … more

Camino pictures

Some pictures from the last few days. The trick seems to be to do this first thing in the morning when no one else is using the wifi.  

Half Way on the Camino

Yesterday I passed the half-way point kilometer-wise; today the geographical halfway point. The walking has been good as has the weather. The only rain so far was leaving the town of Burgos a few days ago. It rained steadily for several hours. Fortunately it stopped long before I reached my destination, so I didn’t arrive soaking … more