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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Oct 29, 2018

The injuries continue but the Meseta is nearly done. Now, with less than 200 miles to go, there is snow on the horizon. 
We’ve had beautiful sunrises, spooky moon settings, and even a Cider Guy. 
Steve received a picture tonight of the settling snow several miles ahead, so he and Emma, even though...

Oct 25, 2018

With about 50 miles for the past three days, Steve and Emma have been making their way through the Meseta, finding gems like the town of Hontanas and its gloriously lit church. 



Their middle was all about the beauty of Castrojeriz and the way it dominates its surroundings.



The weather is also starting to turn,...

Oct 22, 2018

With a need to up their mileage, Steve has set a target of 15.45 miles a day to get to Santiago. They take regular breaks for coffee and beer on the way and recently saw this charming mobile bar. 



The weather hasn’t been great for the past few days, though they have by and large avoided any substantial rainfall....

Oct 18, 2018

This week, Emma gets stuck in an elevator, a red squirrel gets way too close for comfort and Steve continues his transformation into Old Father Time.



All the while, Steve and Emma continue to get into the rhythm of their hike. They ache a little bit more and they whinge and moan a little bit more but, underneath it...

Oct 15, 2018

Our two intrepid adventurers have been on the trail for six days and have fallen a day behind schedule. They have sustained injuries, aches, and pains but continue westward towards Santiago.



They have met fellow travelers, shared meals with others, and spent time together over a few beers, red wine, and brandy....