Daily routine on the Camino

There are countless blogs detailing the locations along the Camino de Santiago. To give a bit of insight into what a day looks like, I thought I’d share my daily routine after a week in the road. Mundane, routine, and full of delights:

Admiral Lake Loop on the Musquodoboit Trailway

At this point in our training, my #CaminoTwits pal Lori and I consider ourselves advanced amateur walkers. After the previous week’s 32km effort, we decided we needed to stretch ourselves further and sought recommendations from our hiking friends at AvoidingChores.com for a shorter, yet hillier route. That’s what brought us to the Admiral Lake Loop…

32km on the Salt Marsh Trail to the Atlantic View Trail and back

We are not gluttons for punishment, except when we are. My #CaminoTwits buddy Lori and I had a pretty simple rationale for this adventure: we have a couple of days on the Camino where the walks could be 30+ kilometres and we thought it might be a good idea to see what that feels like. Short version: looks good,…

Mahone Bay to Lunenburg on the Bay to Bay Trail

As part of our efforts to get lots and lots of kilometres on our legs and be Camino-ready by September, my friend Lori and I are quickly burning though our 20-kilometre walking route options in Halifax and Dartmouth. So, we started looking for new trail ideas a short drive from Halifax in the 10-kilometre range or a 20-kilometre loop/return. One…

My Camino de Santiago in 2014

Update:  for all of my Camino de Santiago posts, visit my Camino page! When I visited Spain in 2011, I immediately fell in love with the country and knew I’d return. In Madrid, I encountered a couple who had just finished their second Camino de Santiago, this time from Portugal. At the time, I knew nothing about…