Image

Week Four – Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

Day 22 – Villar de Mazarife to Astorga

By  •  2 years ago

Back on Day 13, I marched west from Burgos eager to chew through the Camino’s tediously flat Meseta. Following a week and a half of unrelenting wheat, the trail had …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 23 – Astorga to Foncebadón

By  •  2 years ago

Balancing the needs of both your body and mind can be tricky. As a reformed (and relapsed) 9-5 office worker, I know how life in a stale bubble can eat …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 24 – Foncebadón to Ponferrada

By  •  2 years ago

Shortly before travelling to Spain, I found myself idling along Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, savouring my final days in Canada. Buried in the sand, I discovered the most perfectly formed …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 25 – Ponferrada to Villafranca del Bierzo

By  •  2 years ago

Maintaining the energy to spread positivity after traipsing a long distance can be challenging. Following a rigorous day, it’s perfectly acceptable to need a few moments to reflect on your …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 26 – Villafranca del Bierzo to O Cebreiro

By  •  2 years ago

The Camino Francés’ autonomous communities are well known to thru-hiking pilgrims. Regions include Navarre and Rioja to the east, and Castilla y León (containing the Meseta) through the middle. Each …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 27 – O Cebreiro to Ferreiros

By  •  2 years ago

I began my Camino with a goal to push myself mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. While the latter had been challenged on the trail, I knew I had more in …
Read More

Camino de Santiago

Day 28 – Ferreiros to Ligonde

By  •  2 years ago

After farewelling my long-time hiking buddies in O Cebreiro, I’d expected a mostly solo stroll to the Santiago finish line. Though, I should have realised that a pilgrim is never …
Read More