Category Archives: Camino de Santiago Pilgrimages

Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago – Logroño to Navarrete

Challenges are what makes life interesting, overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ~ Joshua J. Marine After getting some encouragements from my sister and FB friends, I revised my itinerary, mailed more excess weight from my pack on to Santiago, ate lots of pasta at my favorite Italian Restaurant near my hotel, played tourist […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago: Zubiri to Pamplona

Zubiri to Pamplona: My Defining Camino Moment “Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.” ~ Unknown Author After a good night’s sleep (it was unbelievably quiet here) I am up early to prepare for another long and difficult stage of walking. A total […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago – Roncesvalles to Zubiri

DAY 3: Roncesvalles to Zubiri (13.9 miles) Roncesvalles looked like a cute little town and I regret not seeing much of it except for the entrance to my Hotel and the inside of the church where the Pilgrim’s mass was held.  I would have liked to have had a chance to explore around, but I […]

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Camino de Santiago Pilgrimages

Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. ~ Anthony […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago-Hiking The Pyrenees Part II – Orisson to Roncesvalles

Breakfast was served at 7:00 am so most of us were up by 6:30 am to get ready for Day 2 on the Camino.  I was already up but I waited for my roommates to wake up too, before I physically got out of bed.  Having slept in our next day’s walking clothes, I, along […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago – St. Jean Pied de Port – My Arrival

It was a storybook start to fulfill a dream of mine to walk the Camino de Santiago. I flew into Paris where I stayed for one night before taking a train to the small picturesque French town of St. Jean Pied de Port which is the start of the Camino Frances route and my journey […]

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Trekcapri’s Camino de Santiago-Hiking the Pyrenees Part I – SJPDP to Orisson

After a good night’s sleep, I wake up in time for the included 7:00 am hotel breakfast.  A couple of crossants, hard boiled eggs, freshly squeezed orange juice and coffee.  I am feeling excited and nervous about today’s short but very steep climb up to Refugio Orisson. I place my primary pack near the receptionist […]

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Camino Frances 2016

On my way Camino is about simplicity and walking on a straight but beautiful path is just about as simple as can be. Pyrenees This view was worth the difficult climb. Friendly Local The horses on the Pyrenees are beautiful and friendly. Here’s one that greeted me by the fence as I start my climb […]

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