Category Archives: water

St Olav Waterway …beyond those steps!

Remember those steps? Here they are from the top! In preparation for our pilgrimage the week after next, and in view of the fact that we will set off from Turku in the evening, I thought I’d better see what … Continue reading

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Another pilgrimage ❤️

I’d love to be planning to walk the Way of St James again. Another camino … Oh Yes I really would! Those two days on Jakobsweg in southern Germany over Easter just whetted my appetite for more … but deep … Continue reading

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St Jakobsweg : Ulm

Lorna the Pilgrim (With thanks to my friend Reija for the photo) Today my friend Reija and I walked a tiny stretch of the Way of St James (Camino) from her home into Ulm – where we stopped at Ulm … Continue reading

Posted in Germany, out and about, signs, travel, water, waymarks and stamps

Snow moon …

I will probably never view a full moon in the same way again. Being on the Camino and walking by the light of the full moon in the Meseta area of Spain was one of the most amazing things I’ve … Continue reading

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Awesome Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant city. Yesterday I walked 17km – far more exhausting that 17 Camino km!- but lovely nonetheless. Whereas the Camino was almost a cash only environment – Amsterdam is the complete opposite – the supermarket didn’t take … Continue reading

Posted in food for thought, history, Hungering for Life, out and about, urban, water

Pandas, snakes and other wildlife!

We’ve seen two snakes in the wild. One was definitely an added (viper) and in the forest there have been traces of other animals (including a glimpse of a deer) which has kept the dogs very excited. Today, however it … Continue reading

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The sun takes quite a long time to set at this time of year in Finland. It ought to have been so peaceful (and romantic) watching this sunset with hubby and the dogs … but some locals were spending time … Continue reading

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