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Packing and Packing List

Three days out, and all’s well!  Well, pretty much well.  Not awful.  Pretty good.  I’m done with most errands that come up when one is leaving the country for almost four months.  346 more words

Tips for Hiking the Camino de Santiago

Prior to my departure for Spain, I had seven years to research the Camino de Santiago. I read memoirs, practical guidebooks, cultural guides, and even art history guides. 796 more words


Spain Part 15: Saying Goodbye to Santiago

Saturday, March 22, 2014: After seventeen days of being abroad, it was finally time for me to return to Toronto. I was excited to go home, but at the same time I felt a deep sense of sadness knowing I had to say goodbye. 1,052 more words


100,000 views - THANK YOU

Today I have reached a milestone – and not of the kilometre variety that were marking my journey along the camino de Santiago, but a blogging achievement – 100,000 views on the… 362 more words

Camino De Santiago De Compostela

Spain Part 14: Turning 30 in the City of St. James

Thursday, March 20 to Friday, March 21, 2014: Dany and I arrived back in Santiago around mid-day. Our first order of business was to get our accommodations sorted out, so from the bus terminal we walked back to the old quarter so we could check into our lodgings. 871 more words


Portugal Part 1: On My Way to the Motherland

Tuesday, March 18, 2014: Over one hundred and thirty years ago, my maternal side of the family immigrated from the Portuguese island colony of Madeira to what was then known as British Guiana (now modern-day Guyana). 1,196 more words


Spreading Some Happiness

Today marks the teens. That’s right, 19 days until I leave for Spain. To say I’m excited would be the understatement of the year. But, along with that excitement comes a lot of anxiety and questions. 299 more words

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