I’ve just arrived in Prague after a restorative week in Luzern, Switzerland. Rainy days encouraged the slow pace, however, the goal of the week was to simply rest, eat right and relax on a level not quite possible in hostels – and it was achieved. I’ve been feeling a bit worn down from travel, having an erradic sleep schedule and not eating as well as … Continue reading Recharging
Scotland has been “home” for the past two weeks and the experience has actually felt a bit “homey” and comfortable. I’ve always wanted to visit but felt overwhelmed by the number of fascinating places to go and wonderful things to see. Scotland packs a real cultural punch and offers an amazingly diverse landscape. For example, I learned by busing between destinations I could catch a … Continue reading Scotland!
How has it taken me two weeks to write this post!? Walking Ruta del Cares ended up being one of my all-time favorite hikes. Not only was it beautiful but it was scary and felt just as challenging mentally as it did physically. Ruta del Cares in the Picos de Europa park of Spain is an 11(ish) kilometer point-to-point route between the towns of Posada … Continue reading Ruta del Cares (Cares Trail)
Playa del Silencio Although featuring a nice pebbled beach suitable for swimming and sunning one’s self, I fell in love with the jagged, West portion of the beach with neat lines of rock poking out of the water. It was a lot of fun stepping among the rocks (with sturdy shoes) and looking out for small sea life and admiring the jewel colors created by … Continue reading Beaches of Asturias
Writing to you from Santiago de Compostela, with my feet up hoping to get some rest after a long, hot day exploring the city. It’s a charming place with a rich cultural scene, history, and even though a bit inland, still has delicious seafood. Now it’s time to finally catch up on some posts. Spain has been a bit chillier and more rainy than usual, which … Continue reading Beach Hopping