Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Rosary

How can one condense a month, five hundred miles walked with all worldly possessions now strapped to ones back; mere words sister cannot begin to explain how proud I felt carrying the rosary you gave me on my backpack. And … Continue reading

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Finisterre, the equation, a beautiful Camino is finished

For the past month or so everyone I know on the camino journey has had something to do and something to look forward to every single day. Sometimes I wake up and the first thing I say to yours truly … Continue reading

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The 100 km mark and the Camino

Today it got as real as real can get on account that my Camino journey may soon intercept its destination – Santiago. Meaning the end may soon be near. Only around 690 km to go. Now you may have heard … Continue reading

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How Many Steps and the Camino de Santiago

Recently, a bunch of bored pelegrinos from several different nationalities with the commonality of the spoken English language gathered round. I’m now ever so grateful to my country for winning the big war. The WWII one you probably read about … Continue reading

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My Patti, Memories and the Camino

“On a given day, on a given circumstance, you think you have a limit. And you then go for this limit and you touch this limit, and you think, ‘Okay, this is the limit’. And so you touch this limit, … Continue reading

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The Camino and the Old Woman

I spot the old woman from a distance. Like a sniper ready for the shot I whip out the iPhone and in the blink of an eye the shot is made, seconds later it is framed. When I walk by … Continue reading

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Alice and Clover on the Camino

Today, If only for a few moments I felt like I was walking the Camino with my granddaughters Alice and Clover, Ages 8 and 10. There are friends who come from far away countries to walk the Camino. Both arrive … Continue reading

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The Pelegrino and the Budget

The words to a song, “I wish I knew now what I knew then” take a strong hold on me at my attempt at tackling the monetary part of the Camino, and possibly benefits vs the outcome. And so I … Continue reading

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What I am – Organized or Minimalist

Today I got caught in a really nice snowstorm on the Camino and by the time I came off that mountain I realized all I was wearing was a Mtn Hardware rain jacket, a Morino wool t shirt and my … Continue reading

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The Pelegrino Menu on the Camino

On the Camino dinner can be as uncomplicated as selecting an entree item, followed up by the main course followed up by a choice of elegant desserts. And of course every meal includes a bottle of wine or water. All … Continue reading

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