The US is a wonderful place. We have many luxuries and many things we take for granted. As we’ve traveled across Spain one thing I’ve noticed is that energy conservation is much more incorporated into daily life here in Europe than in the US. Do you have a clothes line? Do you use it much? … More Energy
Tomorrow we will walk from San Juan de Ortega to Burgos, our second “big” city. This means we are about a third done and at the end of tomorrow we’ll have traveled 292 km, nearly 200 miles. Today at lunch we were talking with our travel pals about Easter Sunday and our first day of … More Time Flies …
I was going to take some time to talk about the albergues we’ve been staying in because they each have a certain personality, based on the owner, but usually each has been very cool in its own way… until today. We’re staying in a town called Cirueña. In and of itself kind of a strange … More Welcome to the Murder Zone
We were back waking today. The weather has been incredible so far. The days start out chilly but then by late morning it’s completely lovely. Cloudless deep blue skies. Each day the terrain has been a bit different and today we had vineyards, olive trees and those same lovely fields of yellow flowers. As a … More Sunday, Estella to Los Arcos
Since my knee was totally killing me last night we decided to take a respite day. We sat in the albergue and watched every one pack up. They try to be quiet but with 20 people zipping, snapping and whispering it’s nearly impossible to sleep. But it’s nice not to feel compelled to move, especially … More The 7th Day She Rested
Dog owners never seem to use a leash when walking their dog anywhere, they just run around freely.
We have become very grateful for showers.
Sum of what is basically all we’ve eaten so far: bread, potatoes, coffee, wine.
Pillow cases are open on both ends, meaning they are more like a tube than an envelope
Ketchup and peanut butter is very hard to find.