Author Archives: Lorna

Writing on the Camino

I might regret this* …or be so glad I did it … but today I bought a notebook and pen for the Camino. I’m a great fan of the Moomin, and Moomi Papa’s sentiment here seems to suit my forthcoming … Continue reading

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Dos Peregrinas in Finland

My beautiful friend, who has walked the Camino Frances and part of the Portuguese Way (from Porto to Santiago de Compostela) as well as parts of the Camino network in Germany and Switzerland – so definitely a pro! – suggested … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 11

Helsinki Sunny and warm (but not hot) Shorts T shirt and cap: sandals!! Distance 10km (mostly around Suomenlinna Island) This wasn’t a pilgrimage or even a hike but it was a fun day out, and although we walked approx 10km … Continue reading

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This is getting exciting!

I just found out how to walk from San Sebasti├ín airport across the border into France … to a place called Hendaye It’s about 5 km or so and the estimated walking time is 75minutes I catch a train from … Continue reading

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Planning getting there

My flights have been booked for months! I fly to Barcelona on Sunday 9th and will spend the first night in a lovely looking and new hostel within easy walking distance (4km) of the airport On the Monday I take … Continue reading

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More preparations and a new start …

It’s August already, and in this part of Finland the teachers have gone back to school already, and the pupils will follow them on Wednesday. It’s a new start for them, and I feel a new start for me too! … Continue reading

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This sun lover : Dreaming of the Camino and cooler temperatures!

I’ve dreamt of walking the Camino for at least a decade possibly two! Though I can’t actually remember where I first heard about this particular pilgrimage – or the amazing networks of routes all leading to Santiago de Compostela, I … Continue reading

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