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I decided to walk to the camera shop today.  Still on the hunt for a worthy-sturdy camera to take on our upcoming camino, I have narrowed the field down to a Panasonic Lumix TZ70 or its cheaper adversary Nikon Coolpix PS9900. 272 more words


Camino to Morocco, Chapter 1

The elderly woman was mortified with embarrassment.  We were about 30 minutes into our flight and she was sharing with me stories of another time, so many years ago, a funny memory of her as a young child being scolded by her mother.   1,231 more words


One year ago today since I walked the Camino

Today it is one year, give or take a day, since I walked the Pamplona – Leon Section and completed my 1530 kilometre amble from Le Puy en Velay to Santiago. 430 more words

Writing The Camino

Amiens Day 3 and St Jean Pied De Port Day 1

Visited small town of Albert, quintessential provisional French village, beautiful treed streets, historic gothic cathedral set within a town square boarded by cafes. il était magnifique… 166 more words



Gargoyles always make me smile! I have a tendency to be drawn to–and draw–the cuter less scary ones.  So that’s what I want to share today–on a day when life is feeling rather hectic, it’s good to stop and daydream of Camino gargoyles. 32 more words

Camino Real

What is Breakfast Like on the Way to The Abbey?

I am spending a week volunteering at the restoration of a 12th century fortress on the Camino de Santiago just outside Pamplona in the magnificent countryside of Navarre. 770 more words

Camino Frances

Thursday Doors : 28 May

This very intricate door is one we saw at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London recently.   It is a replica of the entrance to the… 38 more words