CELEBRATING SPRING WITH A LONG-DISTANCE HIKE

Lees je deze post liever in het Nederlands? Dat kan hier. My trip to Tenerife was fantastic, but I didn't get to hike as much as I wanted to. Now Spring has made its appearance, I just want to be outside to soak up the green and flowers revealed by the buds bursting open. However,…

REMEMBERING THE WAY TO SANTIAGO #3 | THROUGH THE NETHERLANDS

There I went. Carrying a tremendously heavy backpack, I closed the door behind me and faced the freezing cold on my way to Santiago. On the 1st of March it was already one year ago that I commenced my journey! Time to look back, which I'll do through a series of stories. After last week's…

REMEMBERING THE WAY TO SANTIAGO #2 | PROJECT PILGRIMAGE

There I went. Carrying a tremendously heavy backpack, I closed the door behind me and faced the freezing cold on my way to Santiago. On the 1st of March it was already one year ago that I commenced my journey! Time to look back, which I'll do through a series of stories. Today will be…

REMEMBERING THE WAY TO SANTIAGO #1 | ONE YEAR AFTER MY CAMINO DE SANTIAGO COMMENCED

There I went. Carrying a tremendously heavy backpack, I closed the door behind me and faced the freezing cold on my way to Santiago. It is almost unreal, but today marks a year since I commenced my journey! The ritual of pilgrimage is being embraced by many. Also the Dutch are surrendering more often to…

TIME TO CHOOSE: CAMPING OR BACKPACKING THE CANARY ISLANDS?

Lees je deze post liever in het Nederlands? Dat kan hier. Oh yes! It’s time for a new adventure! I decided on a whim to book a ticket to the Canary Islands, or at least one of them: Tenerife. Based on the little knowledge I had from the Canary Islands, my initial plan was to…