Day 5: Feeling Like a Real Pilgrim

With each day, I’m realizing that my Camino will not be just about myself, but about the community I build along the way, and I’m excited to see what’s in store for the rest of this journey!

Day 4: Two Tales from El Camino de Santiago

Though these lessons, to listen more but also to talk more, may seem contradictory, but they are actually very related. They both encourage me to not only experience life to the fullest but to share that life to the fullest.

Day 2: Modern Family

Tonight, only on our second day in Spain, our group meal became about more than just food, and we became more than a class. Tonight we had our first family dinner.

Day 1: Meat is Murder

It turns out in Spain vegan desserts are usually fruit. The moral of the story? Don’t be vegan in Spain if you’re allergic to fruit.

Day 29: Goodbye

And just like that, it’s over! After one month, our journey has come to a close and it feels like just yesterday that we started. Cameron and I woke up at 6:30 this morning to say goodbye to everyone as they headed to the airport. It was a bittersweet goodbye filled with tears, mostly mine…. Read more »

Day 28: Machitos Love the Most

Manuel, our guide on this crazy adventure, became such a great friend to all of us. He’d listen to us whine and complain about our blisters, our knees, our ankles and our backs and we’d listen to him try and explain what café we were stopping at next. He’d help us drain our blisters, show… Read more »

Day 27: Looks Like We Made It!

Today was the day. After nearly two weeks of walking, continuing on despite blisters and busted knees, we were finally poised to reach Santiago. During our last twenty kilometers (which we now consider a short day), the group seemed to stick together more than ever. We were sure not to leave our walking wounded behind… Read more »