Discovering the Joys of San Francisco

There is much to love about the City by the Bay. It is compact:  Seven miles wide by seven miles long. So it's easy to get around by walking or via public transportation. It is rich in history and culture: The population exploded during the 1849 Gold Rush, going from around 1000 people in 1848 … Continue reading Discovering the Joys of San Francisco

Visiting Santiago de Compostela

On Saturday, the day after we finished walking the Camino, we went to a government building in Santiago de Compostela to get our certificates acknowledging our completion of the walk. You need to have walked at least 100 kilometers on any Camino to get this certificate and we walked 143 kilometers. So we more than … Continue reading Visiting Santiago de Compostela

Day Five on the Camino

Weather was beautiful today, clear skies, moderate temperatures and no rain. Unfortunately, we have all had enough of the Camino. Santiago Ways, the company we booked our trip with, consistently underestimated the kilometers we need to walk to get from one city to another. Perhaps they are just calculating the distance from city A to … Continue reading Day Five on the Camino