Monthly Archives: March 2019

On the Camino way to Pamplona

Today we left the little working town of Zubiri and headed to Pamplona. About a fifteen mile walk over much more comfortable trails than the day before. What looked to me as a salt mine in the distance turned out … Continue reading

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Zubiri and Bridge of Rabies Camino

Our view from room four at our pension for the night at Zubiri. Nice clean comfortable shared room for 50 euros. Private bath and laundry available. This morning we walked the Camino from Roncesvalles to Zubiri. It was all mountain … Continue reading

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5th Annual Route 66 Tour

Route 66 is this iconic mother of all roads highway.  Until recently it mostly explored by tourists visiting from other countries such as Japan.  When asked why?  One responded, “because we want to see how in such a short period … Continue reading

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My Coupon from the Pope Guaranteeing Safe Entry to Heaven

In olden times an indulgence could be earned by a variety of spiritual tasks, such as saying prayers, fasting, giving alms, or going on a pilgrimage. The Camino Santiago. In the past medieval people lived in a world where the … Continue reading

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The Prado Museum Espana

The Prado Museum is the main Spanish museum in Madrid. Widely considered to have one of the world’s finest collections of European art. Founded in 1819 we just visited as it is celebrating 200 years. Perfect opportunity to climatize in Madrid prior … Continue reading

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Advice vs good advice on the Camino

Yes people opinions and advice are like a-holes everyone has got one. Take for example what you have already heard about not carrying more than 10% of your body weight. Not only good advice but great advice. Today on the … Continue reading

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We came for the food but, did a Camino walk Instead

If only my PCT (pacific crest trail) friends could see me now. They would call this a walk in the park. No need to carry lots and lots of extra needed gear they would say; like what food to cook, … Continue reading

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Camino Day 2

Last night I had this most amazing dream of a story to tell. It was not only well thought out but humorous as well. This morning I woke up and remembered dreaming about it but, for the life of me, … Continue reading

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Released from my daily life to become a pilgrim

My pilgrimage starts soon and I am told my purpose in life will also change. Something transformative is expected to occur and I can’t yet explain what that will be. Yes folks I am now released from my daily life … Continue reading

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Know the difference between a war story and a fairy tale?

Do you know the difference between a war story and a fairy tale? A fairy tale starts with with “Once upon a time”, while a war story begins with “No shit, there I was”. Last night the last few things … Continue reading

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