Category Archives: peregrina

Meet Joe (from Ireland) and Peter (from Denmark)

The quality of the photo wasn’t due to our drinking, but the inebriated New Zealander who took the shot. I had such a nice dinner with these two pilgrims. They love seafood (whereas I have to be careful of shellfish) … Continue reading

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Seeing people through Jesus’ eyes …

It isn’t always easy! I had dinner with two elderly women the night before last, or rather two of us joined the American who wanted to eat. That’s fine … it happens all the time on the Camino and the … Continue reading

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Reflections: how have I been challenged?

My view of other cultures. This is a really tricky reflection to make. Firstly, I like to see myself as someone who isn’t racist. My belief is that we are all equal under the eyes of God, and our laws, … Continue reading

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The best thing of all : WE did it!

I met this precious pilgrim at the cathedral this evening … just before she skips off home tomorrow. Mariena made the first half of my pilgrimage such a positive experience (in spite of blisters and aching limbs). She’s been a … Continue reading

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Time to reflect a bit

I’m sitting here in the lovely little kitchenette here in my quirky albergue right in the heart of the old city of Santiago de Compostela. Really, where I’m staying is even closer to one of the doorways to the cathedral … Continue reading

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Day 39 Santa Irene … to Santiago de Compostela

I’m sitting here on the balcony of the most fantastic, quirky albergue – found totally by chance – and as I sip my beer and munch my sandwich I can hear the Santiago cathedral clock strike 5pm. It wasn’t supposed … Continue reading

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Day 39 …. the best laid plans

Totally unexpectedly -and not at all according to plan! – today I entered Santiago de Compostela! More later … I’m now waiting for my soul to catch up with me …. I’m overwhelmed!

Posted in Camino (Spain), Galacia, peregrina, sabbatical