Category Archives: fellow pilgrims

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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Meet Nadia and Hans

My German speaking Italian friends Like me they’ve walked across Northern Spain, though unlike me they started in Roncevalles rather than the French Pyrenees! Nadia is from the North of Italy and Hans originally from Switzerland and they live in … Continue reading

Posted in Camino (Spain), fellow pilgrims, Galacia

Unknown pilgrims

They walked hand in hand My imagination created their story …

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