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Trail Day 5: There’s a Strange Woman in my Bedroom

  The Camino del Norte: Zarautz to Deba – 22km I woke to the sounds of the city, it was 0730. It took me a few seconds to...

Travel Anxiety: 7 Tips for Driving Over Scary Bridges

Do you panic at the sight of a looming bridge?  You might feel anxious just looking up at it or driving anywhere along its span. Even...

Trail Day 4: Where Are the Pilgrims?

The Camino del Norte: San Sebastian to Zarautz – 20km I must first apologize for the huge lag in my blog posts. This Camino del...

Trail Day 3: Two Spaniards, Two Umbrellas

The Camino del Norte: Irun to San Sabastian, 27 km I’d been told that this leg of the Camino del Norte would be the worst. It’s...

Trail Day 2: Alone on the Rocky Cliffs

The Camino del Norte: Urrugne, France to Irun, Spain – 16 km I’d slept for twelve hours and woke to the sound of construction...

Trail Day 1: The Camino del Norte Finds Me

The Camino del Norte: Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Urrugne, France – 6.5 km The plane had landed at 0400 in the city of Marseille, France. I...

Travel Anxiety: Fear of Trolls Stopping Aviation (TSA)

If God wanted us to fly, he would’ve made it easier to get through security. Ask anyone who refuses to travel by air, what their...

Fear of Exposure on the Camino del Norte

Why am I more worried about this new Camino that our last. I’m only getting 6 hours of sleep each night and when I’m awake,...

The Siren is Calling: I’m Going Back

The Camino is calling me back for a second time and I will listen to that siren’s song. We’d written last year how the Camino...