Category Archives: fellow pilgrims

Meet Wendy and Barbara from Victoria, BC Canada

I met these wonderful ladies in the cafe in Grañón, and ended up hanging out with them again in the beer garden of their albergue in Tosantos. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Wendy shared her lunch … Continue reading

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Meet Emma from London

Emma joined us in the My Way cafe in lovely Grañón. Emma lives in south London (near Crystal Palace) and is the first Londoner I’ve met. This is her first Camino, and she’s doing a two week section before going … Continue reading

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Meet Dineke from the Netherlands

Dineke is a widow and walking alone. I met her in the cafe in the street in Azofra. This is her first Camino and she started in Pamplona and is loving it. Today she walked 30 km! We had dinner … Continue reading

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Meet Olivier; an angel in disguise

We met Olivier, a French speaking Belgian, somewhere near the summit of Mt San Antón, near Ventosa. We were lost … but together we found our way on rural tracks (nine signposted) across farmland, between vineyards, until we got to … Continue reading

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Meet Leonardo and Dave from S Carolina and Alaska

Dave is the third person I’ve met from Alaska. I met a mother and adult son back in Pamplona, and I’m guessing they are currently having a rest day in Logroño as the son was keen to attend the annual … Continue reading

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Meet the Relentless Catholics:Scott, Bill and Mike from Texas /Nevada

I met this trio of pilgrims in the bustling cafe-restaurant near the Church of the Annunciation in Navarette Scott’s t-shirt intrigued me and I asked him what relentless meant in this context. For him it meant whole-hearted. We talked about … Continue reading

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Meet Mister Song and Kim Song his wife from South Korea

I met this lovely couple on the summit (Alto Grajera) just before the descent into the wonderful small city of Navarette. The Songs are Roman Catholic. This is their first Camino and they are enjoying both the walking and meeting … Continue reading

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