The St. Paul Trail

The St. Paul Trail

Perga I started my walk on the St. Paul Trail from Perga, the same place he would have started his initial sermons, a momentous point in history as it represented the first time Christianity was preached outside of Palestine. Another starting point is to the east at a...
These Feet Were Made For Walking

These Feet Were Made For Walking

I finished updating my map to show the entirety of the walking in Spain, where I went with my mom, and my brief detour to Morocco. Leaving Morocco Aside from the pull to walk more, in truth I found Morocco a bit overwhelming and unenjoyable with the barrage of...
Morocco

Morocco

I’m not sure what I was expecting coming to Morocco: somewhere different, a little shocking even, away from the comforts and ease of home or from cultures similar to home like Europe. My idea was to try and meet actual Moroccans and not just other travelers, and...
Reflecting on the Camino

Reflecting on the Camino

Where one journey ends, another begins. On a long bus ride from Santiago de Compostela I wanted to write my final reflections about the Camino. Perhaps final is a poor choice of words, for one statement I heard that resonated with was that “the Camino begins in...
Travels With My Mother

Travels With My Mother

It was a perfect coincidence that my mother was visiting my sister Laura’s family in Berlin in September, and ended up finishing her visit there a day or two after I reached Finisterra. She made a monumental effort to come to Santiago before heading back home to...