Hikers eating a meal

Day Hike Lunch Ideas

One thing that can make all the difference during a challenging hike is having either a steady stream of trekking snacks or a succulent lunch … Read more

Camino Travel

The more time you have for traveling the less it will cost, and the less time the more…  Travelling to your start point on the … Read more

Two men sitting and resting

Camino Aragones

The Camino Aragon starts in Somport and joins the main French route at Puente la Reina. I walked it in 2004 after I had walked … Read more

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela Spain

Santiago de Compostela is the capital of Galicia, Spain’s northwesternmost region, within the province of La Coruña. It is one of the most important pilgrim … Read more

Border crossing

Walking for Peace

I met Mony, one of the authors of Walking for Peace, at a conference about the Camino de Santiago in October 2015.  I found Mony … Read more

Ponferrada Spain


Ponferrada holds a special place in my heart. One year I left the Camino de Santiago at this point and on another year I walked … Read more

Towns and cities on the Camino

List of Cities & Towns

The towns, villages, and cities along the 780km of the Camino Frances that you will walk or cycle through are quite diverse and typical of … Read more