How does a middle aged woman prepare to walk 112kms (70miles) over 9 days in Spain… …leaving for Europe in only 6 weeks? That is 12.5km average per day or 7.5 miles. Some days 10km, other days 18km. So this is what I have going on 6 weeks till departure: -purchased beautiful new walking shoes for… Read More 6 weeks out: blisters & bingeing.
The scallop shell is a symbol of the pilgrim for some, especially associated with various camino routes across northern Spain. I spent a great deal of time planning a pilgrimage as the impetus for a return trip to Europe. Most appealing was a section of the Via Francigena, the ancient route from Canterbury in England, through… Read More Camino – The Long Walk