Norte Forté

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Day 4 of walking Today’s morning was glorious!! We had a beautiful, several mile stroll along the beach promenade as a brilliant sun rose over the horizon. At one point we had to climb over the walkway barricade to go around some construction and then climb back over! In the meantime…

Oh The Rain

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Day 5 of walking Thankfully we tiptoed out of our albergue at 6:30 a.m., had a quick breakfast across the square and were able to get two hours in before the rain started.  We had a higher elevation gain than yesterday and it was another grueling day.  The rain was mild…

Vistas

Monday, April 7 Today we walked from  San Sebastián to Zarautz, through Barrio Igeldo and the cute port town of Orio, 20.4 km, (12.67 miles). The vistas were phenomenal, though we did get rained on parts of the day. “Orio has long been an important pilgrimage stop; Ferdinand and Isabella declared in 1484 that pilgrims…

Zocalo Festival and a Couple of Dining Options in Zihuatanejo

Every Sunday night in Zihuatanejo at La Cancha (the basketball court) ensues the Zocalo Festival and hundreds of adultos and niños come out as familias to enjoy entertainment, street food, socializing and to give one another support and encouragement. Truly a feast – for the senses!! Before the main event happens, the little ones play…

Let’s Go To The Beach!!!

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Distance: 8 miles on the Camino, 10 miles around town We did end up having one other perigrina with us last night, Alma from Mexico City. No need to worry about making morning noise however as our our hotelier has a policy of turning on the lights at 6:45. Our day’s…

Walking, Walking, Walking!

Saturday, April 6, Day 1 Walking Today’s the day!! A group of five pilgrims from our Wayfinding Academy team set out early to walk from Pamplona along the Camino Francés. They will have two others join them in a couple of days. My familia had a longer morning before getting our walk on as we…

Let’s Go!

April 5, 2019 So, it’s true – I’ve decided to walk another portion of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in SpaIn beginning on April 6th!! Oh man – that’s Tomorrow !!! It was just a short while ago I found there were spaces available to travel along on Wayfinding Academy’s 2019 “Learn and Explore”…

Sunday Switcheroo

February 10, 2019 We arose ahead of our sun and relished the coolness of predawn and the gradual transition out of twilight as we trekked up La Ropa Road to meet our Canadian friends, Marge and Ted. They arrived yesterday afternoon and we decided to spend a little time with them in a morning walk…

Of Pangas and Sailing Ships

February 9, 2019 Friday we took a little panga over to Playa Las Gatas – a field trip we take at least a couple of times while we are in Zihuatanejo.  Some folks get to LasGatas by climbing over the rocks that separate it from Playa la Ropa, yet most people just pay 40 pesos…

Book Report Break

February 8, 2019 Today I share with you a book report!!  Knowing my love of walking, this most enjoyable read was shared with me by a dear friend and I was able to check the publication out from my local library.  I love to read as much as I thrill to walk – instilled in…