Two Women Setting out On the Camino del Norte

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 the Camino del Norte near Orio

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 …

Sunrise in Deba on the Camino del Norte

The Day When Shit 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 …

Pouring Cider in Asturias on the Camino del Norte

The Day When We Learned How to Drink Cider in Asturias: Part of the fun and the challenge of walking the Camino de Santiago in the summertime is the parties. As we walked out of northern Spain’s Basque Country and into Asturias it seemed that the sound of techno music and the accompanying parties …