MyTripJournal Travel Blogs
May 16, 2013 - Depart DFW in morning, layover at JFK, then overnight to Madrid.
May 17, 2013 - Arrive in Madrid and then bus to Bilbao.
May 18, 2013 - Sightseeing in Bilbao.
May 19, 2013 - Morning in Bilbao, then onward to San Sebastian.
May 20, 2013 - Seeing the sights in San Sebastian.
May 21, 2013 - Heading out from San Sebastian to St. Jean Pied de Port, starting point of Camino Francés.
May 22, 2013 - Start walking toward Santiago! Goal today: Roncesvalles. Will continue on the Camino Francés for about 12 days with destination of Burgos.
Jun 3, 2013 - Should be in Burgos, where I will rest and make some day trips to surrounding villages and sites.
Jun 5, 2013 - Hoping to be headed by bus to Santander where I will start the Camino del Norte, along the coast, tomorrow.
Jun 12, 2013 - Expect to arrive in Oviedo. Plan to go out for day or so to the Picos de Europa.
Jun 14, 2013 - Tentatively, start walking south on the Camino Salvadorena out of Oviedo toward León. This is a mountainous, rural route, so not sure how much I will walk, but we'll see.
Jun 19, 2013 - Approximate arrival in León. Couple of days to rest and sightsee here and in surrounds.
Jun 21, 2013 - Bus or train to Astorga, spend day checking the town out.
Jun 22, 2013 - Again, public transport to Sarria, the beginning of the end run to Santiago. Must walk the remaining 100 km from here in order to receive a pilgrim's certificate.
Jun 27, 2013 - Arrive in Santiago de Compostela. May head on to western coast and Finisterre, the end of the medieval world. Make way back to Madrid, with a stop or two along the way.
Jun 30, 2013 - Arrive in Madrid late in day. Two days for museums, galleries and other sightseeing in the city.
Jul 3, 2013 - Fly back direct to DFW; home in time for supper!