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Reflections on the Way : what would I have done differently?

Or, what would I do differently next time :) Remember my decision before the Camino? Never to second guess myself … and To remain assured that whatever decision I made – and no matter how it worked out – was … Continue reading

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Another Day’s Walking

It’s amazing how much you walk in a city! I noticed that on the Camino too of course, but also here in Amsterdam. It’s been a really good way to end my ‘sabbatical’ and absolutely wonderful that my daughter was … Continue reading

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Correos – Spanish post

The Spanish postal service is a lifeline to the Camino though I haven’t used them until today! (other than sending one postcard en route*) Most pilgrims carry their own backpacks for the entire Camino, but some do use a delivery … Continue reading

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Ultreia! Camino Finisterre Day 4: Olveiroa – Cee

I’m sitting here by the sea, in Cee, in shorts and a tshirt with flip flops on, just having had a picnic lunch: a baguette, cheese and ham from the supermarket, a beer, and some fresh fruit for desert. The … Continue reading

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Ultreia! Camino Finisterre Day 1: Santiago – Negreira

Three days after finishing the Camino Francés (St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela -all 799 km of it) I set out towards the sea, on the Camino Finisterre! And it felt wonderful. (Under 90km to either Finisterre … 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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Reflections: What did I expect to get out of the Camino experience?

Now that’s a question! This is such a difficult question to reflect on. I had such very high expectations of the Camino, of walking alone right across the north of Spain , but within days (if not hours) it was … Continue reading

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