Today we are leaving for Spain to walk 155km on the Camino Frances. We are starting in O'Cebreiro and are walking on an ages old pilgrimage route towards Santiago de Compostela. Legend has it that the remains of the apostle James are buried there. It is called the "Jacob's Weg" in Germany. Recently a movie,… Continue reading Preparations, Goals and Achievements, 30 September 2018.
Magdalena organized these hikes with the idea to practice/train for the Camino in Spain and also so that people who have done a Camino before can share some tips and advice with rookies like me. The first day we met up at Scotsdale farm along Trafalgar Road and the second time we did a loop… Continue reading 2×15 km Camino Prep hikes with Magdalena, 25&26 August 2018
We left really early today since Tanja has an event on this afternoon. We make sure to pick up a latte for her so she would be ready to go when we get to her house. She knows the way to Belfountain since she has been there many times before. It has been quite a… Continue reading 12 km Belfountain & Cataract Falls Loop Hike, 15 September 2018
This is our third hike in the series. This hike is not a loop hike since you either need two cars, or you can use the service of a trail angel courtesy of the Caledon BT Club. We met Dave at 8:30 am sharp at the 7th line parking lot – (the end point of… Continue reading 10 km Glen Haffy Hike, 3 September 2018
In spite of the heat wave and the humidity we put our minds to it and today was going to be the day to do another hike towards earning the Historical Hike Badge from the Caledon Hills BTC. There are five hikes and we picked one of the three loop trails. Next time we will… Continue reading 10 km McLaren Road Side Trail Loop Hike, August 6, 2018
We woke up early this morning so that we could go for the hike before it gets too hot. Tanja is away for the weekend, so today it is just AJ and I. He suggested walking to Limehouse and back. Limehouse has really nice trails and also some old lime kilns that are being restored.… Continue reading Limehouse 12.5km, 27 May 2018
Hiking to prepare for the Camino in October 2018