The Day When it All Began: We were all anticipation as we set out for our first day of walking the Camino del Norte. Two utter and complete bundles of nerves and excitement. Would we be up for the task of walking 14 miles? Would our bags be too heavy? Would we kill each …

sign on Camino del Norte

The Day When We Nearly Turned Back: Day Two on the Camino del Norte was rough. Writing from a post-Camino perspective, this was my hardest day of walking – with the exception of the day when I had food poisoning. Our bodies ached from the 15 miles we walked the previous day and we …

Walker on Camino with arrow and shell

The Day When Sh*t Got Real: This was our best day on the Camino del Norte yet! That’s saying something considering how the day started. We were on zero sleep thanks to the raging party of the night before that, naturally, took place beneath our windows. We are pretty convinced that they played the …

Arrow painted on ground of Camino

The Day with the Detour: It was raining as we set out on the Camino del Norte from the Pitis Hostel but it didn’t phase us even one bit. We had slept well – the first good sleep on our pilgrimage. Since there were only fellow pilgrims in the hostel, everyone was in bed …

Carnival in Bilbao

The Day We Went to a Carnival: We woke up on Day Five of walking the Camino del Norte feeling well-rested and relaxed. Because we were in the attic far above the commotion of the albergue, we didn’t hear everyone heading to the communal table for breakfast and, remarkably, not one of the four …

Sign on the Camino de Santiago

The Day We Went on a Camino Pub Crawl: Our guide book advised us that this stretch of the Camino del Norte was boring and ugly, so we did what most people do when they go on a long walk…we put it in Google Maps! By going off of “The Way,” we took a …

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