Lama – Portuguese for “mud” Barro – Spanish for “mud” Mud – British for “mud”

April 14, 2018 Day 9 on The Camino We left our albergue at 7:00 a.m. It was so foggy, we ended up walking around the block(s) a couple of times until we found the way markers showing us the way out of town.  The fog (and cold temperatures) continued throughout the morning. Padroń, the first town... Continue Reading →

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A Slogging We Will Go!

April 13, 2018 Day 8 on The Camino This morning we left by 7:00  and we were fortunate to have the town lights of Grandes de Salime  since none of us bothered to put on our headlamps! It became light soon enough - we saw our impending doom! We have gotten used to the mud,... Continue Reading →

We Got Really, Really High Today!

April 11, 2018 Day 6 on The Camino This is the message I sent to my family:  “Made it to Berdeucedo - pretty tough day! We had rain, many HUGE hills, as well as horrendous downhills, snow, and well, it was just a tough day! We fricken climbed a mountain!!! No Internet at our albergue,... Continue Reading →

Brrrrrr

April 10, 2018 Day 5 on The Camino Last year when I was on the Camino we left every morning before sun up between 6 and 6:30. This time around, not so much. Today we left at 8 AM. It’s kind of nice to be able to see where you’re going-especially when it’s foggy and/or... Continue Reading →

…And More Mud!!!

April 8, 2018 Day 3 on The Camino We slept in this morning as we “only” had 12 miles to undertake.  Also, our Wayfinding Academy comrades in the other group separated from us to walk the El Norte route.  It was bittersweet, yet we know we will join them for the last two days walking... Continue Reading →

Mud, Mud and more Mud!!

April 7, 2018 Day 2 on The Camino Today we walked 13 1/2 miles in slippery, sloppy mud, up (and down) extremely steep hills - many of which were like boulder filled creek beds and often on concrete, as well as in the woods. Thankfully we again escaped the forecasted rain!! Our course today would... Continue Reading →

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