Fordham University's Camino, 2013

Walking the Camino de Santiago from Leon to Santiago

Camino 2013 Awards

These are Fordham Camino Awards for 2013 given on our last night together in Santiago to peregrinos/as who exemplify special qualities (just in case it’s not obvious, many of these … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Santiago Report: Buen Camino

Santiago Report             So here we find ourselves at the end of this road, the final destination of the Camino de Santiago.  The day began before the sun, and for … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment


And 200 miles later we made it to Santiago! We woke up early that morning to make sure that we would finish in time for the 12:00 pilgrim’s mass in … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment


We arrived in Melide and it was quite a warm day. The semi-rugged countryside and Ireland-esque rolling hills were welcoming and a far cry from the mountains which I did … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Palas de Rei

With 89.5 km left to walk to Santiago, and a misty, wooded trail ahead of us, we seventeen pilgrims departed Portomarin at 7:00 am for Palas de Rei. Well… sixteen–Nikos … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


We arrived in Portomarin today just in time to celebrate Alex’s 22nd birthday! Our walk today was quite a bit more crowded than normal as Sarria is the last town … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment


We arrived in Sarria after a beautiful day of walking in the warm Spanish sun (finally)!!! It certainly was a welcome change from the cold and windy weather we have … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Through the Misty Mountains

On the way up and out of Villafranca, Rachel, Alice, and Kirstin went off of the yellow arrow path on a scenic detour see a beautiful vista of the valley. … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Villafranca del Bierzo

We walked into town along the Calle del Agua, which provides excellent examples of what the town’s website refers to as typical medieval architecture. The street is lined with old … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment


Molinaseca to Ponferrada was the shortest walk of our entire trip – only 7km.  We were all very excited for the easy day as we set off for Ponferrada, and … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arriving in Santiago de Compostela

The last day of our caminoJune 7th, 2013
We made it!

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