Camino de Santiago: Introduction & Stats

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.

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Three Stories about Leukemia

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.

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Stem Cell Donation Journal 2008

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.

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Seattle Favs

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 […]

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