Camino Jen updates

Hi everyone! Happy 2021 -- I hope you are all safe and healthy with your families and sanity intact. I just have two updates: I decided that I am going to walk the Camino Frances again in Spring 2022 for my 50th birthday (pandemic, vaccine status, and travel restrictions permitting). I started a new blog... Continue Reading →

Se Vende

Those who have spent time walking with me know I've been working on this post since the very first day (some even helped point out properties I didn't see). Looking to get into the Spanish real estate market? Each one of these had signs that read "Se Vende" on them (or it was written with... Continue Reading →

To the end of the world (on a tour bus)

I did something that normally I would never, ever do. I willingly joined a tour bus for the day. Historically some pilgrims continued on to Finisterre from Santiago, a place that was considered the end of the world back in the days when the world was flat. (If any readers believe the world is flat... Continue Reading →

To Santiago

On May 15, 2018, exactly 40 days after leaving Saint Jean Pied de Port, France, I reached the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela by foot. By some miracle I made it! And there was a tourist train out front to greet me. Of course! I'm going to go ride that train later today to make... Continue Reading →

The night before Santiago total: $5,482

I will be walking into Santiago tomorrow morning with my head held high. I am proud of two things when I hobble into the cathedral square: I actually made it almost 500 miles across Spain, despite all of my internal obstacles (not in the best shape, not an experienced hiker, self-doubts, a left ankle with... Continue Reading →

The rain in Spain… Melide

The rain in Spain... is back! I'm really ok with rain and enjoy walking in the cooler air (though I forgot how much of a pain in the behind the poncho is getting over the pack). The downside is that I won't take pictures in the rain any more. It's a miracle my phone survived... Continue Reading →

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