About three years ago I decided to go on an 800 km (500 mi.) bike touring trip across Spain, completing the trail called Camino de Santiago (French Way). When I broke the news to my dad, I was surprised to hear his reaction: “I’m going with you!”. What followed, was a great father and son adventure.
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Scotland’s Highland is rugged and sublime. I spent 7 days bikepacking in Scotland, pedaling from Aberdeen to Ullapool (390 km) and exploring the tastes of a new breed of Scottish breweries.
Camino de Santiago, also referred to in English as St. James Way, is the denomination given to any pilgrimage route that ends in Santiago de Compostela in Spain. One of the most traveled Camino routes is the French Way (Camino Francés in Spanish), this route traditionally starts in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France. The Camino started as a religious enterprise centuries ago...