Over the course of 5 weeks, I posted one photo per day to Instagram with a brief description of what transpired each day. This collection of photos seemed to be an accurate representation of the overall experience.
My most important lesson about gear for the Camino: LESS IS MORE, ALWAYS.
Below is a complete gear list of everything I carried while walking the Camino, along with what I would have done differently.
In March/April of 2017, I walked 900 km (550 miles) across Northern Spain along the Camino de Santiago from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, and then continued walking to the ocean at Finisterre (or Fisterra in Gallego), the “End of the World”.
In this introductory post, I’ll start with a few stats and my resulting itinerary. I will follow with additional posts about gear, planning/logistics, reflections, and photos.
This post consists of 3 stories about Leukemia, a blood cancer that has significantly affect my life. The first story is about my Dad who lost his battle with Leukemia. The second story is about how my life changed after Dad’s passing and as a result of joining the Leukemia Society’s Team In Training program. The third story is about my stem cell donation to a Leukemia patient, giving her an chance to survive her illness.
Leukemia has affected my life in many ways. In the post Three Stories about Leukemia, I wrote the story about my stem cell donation to a Leukemia patient in 2008. Below is my complete journal from an earlier blog detailing the weeks leading up to the donation.
Please consider joining the Bone Marrow Registry. You could save someone’s life.
I recently launched a nomadic life and embarked on an international adventure (more on that later). However, Seattle remains my home-base, both physically and in my heart. I moved to Seattle over 8 years ago and immediately fell in love with the city. I explored all corners of the city and quickly found my favorite […]
Four years ago today on September 29, 2012, I summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa, fulfilling a 10+ year dream. In lieu of writing a trip summary 4 years later, I offer a photo gallery of the adventure. […]
It has been 3.5 months since I finished my first bike tour from Seattle to San Diego. Over the 30 days, there were countless experiences, stories, and lessons that I want to share. In the interest of brevity, I have summarized a few thoughts below. […]