Monthly Archives: May 2017

Notes from the Camino, 416 miles completed. 

We are walking across Northern Spain, on the French Camino from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela, a distance of 452 miles, over 34 days of walking As I was write this, we are at O’Cebreiro in the Galacian mountains, (Oh-thay-bray-air-oh), listening to the rain and thunder outside. Long walk today, which …

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Notes from the Camino, on the Plains. 

We are walking across Northern Spain, on the French Camino from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela, a distance of 452 miles, over 34 days of walking Mansilla de las Mulas, 19th May.   Much discussion amongst pilgrims and walkers about injuries, blisters etc. Thankfully we have not had much difficulty, certainly …

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Time to reflect.  

It’s a funny thing really, the Camino Walk is giving us a significant amount of time to think and reflect.    We are now on day15, having walked 230 miles towards Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain.  Projected to arrive at SdeC in 21 days.     Having time to reflect is probably true of …

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The Chickens, The Saint, The Cathedral,  and The Legend.  

Visited Santo Domingo de la Caldzada, which has an interesting tale.    Legend tells of a German Pilgrim called Hugonell walking to Santiago with his parents on Pilgramage.    They rested at an Inn in Santo Domingo de la Calzada, whereupon the Innkeepers daughter fell in love with Hugonell. Her feelings were not reciprocated. In …

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Camino Frances, characters and methods.  

There seem to be several distinct characters walking the Camino. For those just joining this blog, we (Sue and I) are walking the Camino Frances this April, May and June 2017. St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago, 452 miles. 128 miles completed as at 7th May. All going well, with no blisters or injuries. …

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