Monthly Archives: April 2019

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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On the Camino and a little music again…..

Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth as music when walking a boring part of the camino or an an uphill climb. Simply talking ……….about walking — or talking with a fellow Peregrino about the nexts … Continue reading

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What Good Will Become of This and the Camino

Before words are written or the story told I find myself asking the question; should I share this story? And, what good if any, can telling a story serve. While on the camino my openness to speak freely with anyone … Continue reading

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The Iron Cross and the Camino

Today as I walked the Camino during a magical stretch of the trail, the spirits took a hold of me and for the longest time held on to what seemed like my very soul. Soon, nothing but raw emotions began … Continue reading

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Camino and Euros

My wife just sent me a bank charge that needed my verification. On that particular evening I recall the charge that paid for three Peregrinos meals. The others usually pay their share in euros and me with a credit card. … Continue reading

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Camino de Santiago Daily Stages

This is just a brief primer to the uninitiated on what goes into planning where I start and end my days on the Camino. For example take a look at my map above. .We stopped in Burgos for the night … Continue reading

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