Running the Camino to Fisterre

I’ve never been a believer of running, but it’s becoming more and more common to run while on the Camino. I’ve seen a number from 2011 through the years and it is tough. I have to hand it to this Irish man who ran from Santiago to Finistere in 3 days. Some people might think it is sacrilege, why? Run, walk, crawl, the lessons learned are the same. A great post.

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Galicia Trip: September 2015

Disclaimer: this is not a blog about walking the Camino de Santiago, as I haven’t even done one mile of it. It’s not even a blog about hiking, or even about the end of the world.

This is my story about running the Camino de Fisterra, which is the last stage of the pilgrimage routes that converge on Santiago de Compostela from all over Europe. I had such an enjoyable and rewarding experience, I wanted to share it – so whether you’re thinking of walking, running, cycling or riding along part of the Camino, whether you’re 16 or 86, read on.

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Throwback Thursday #3

I'll never forget this view. It was taken from what is called the "Alto de Mostelares" in 2013. The town in the distance is Castrojeriz and I had some breakfast there before moving on. After you leave Castrojeriz, you have a 12% climb which seems to go on forever. But the rewards are many. You... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday #2

Taken in 2013 between Azofra and Santo Domingo de la Calzada. You can almost feel the wind in your face. We were walking uphill and I briefly turned back to take a picture. A miserable day but I made it to Santo Domingo shortly afterwards. This was the last day of rain I received until... Continue Reading →

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