Category Archives: The Camino de Compostela

The miracle of spring, walking in Norfolk and Eva’s first love

Friends have asked me to repeat this quote that I found on the Camino….. “I want no rites in a darkened room. Why cry for a soul set a free?” This is the garden my husband gave me for my … Continue reading

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Walks on the not so wild side, happy children, trying to keep it together and a thought for the day…..

Thought for the day:- We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the … Continue reading

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Home: green on green and maybe a new adventure?

I have just locked doors and closed blinds and am now flopped on my worn but comfortable sofa. The kitchen is a comforting tip, lived in and loved. But as I locked the front door and looked over the meadow … Continue reading

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Goodbye Santiago…… A few final goodbye photographs… Looking like A Lowry painting, and one small person with Holly crossing the square…. There were over a thousand pilgrims registering at the Camino office last week, it was a Spanish bank holiday … Continue reading

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Day 46 + 4

Another day spent wandering around this beautiful city, and still at every turn there is another sight to to see. This the Santiago university campus……. And this a lovely mosaic in the dining room of our hotel….. And this a … Continue reading

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Day 46 + 3

We spent the morning wandering around Santiago, mainly in the old town. I am still dreadfully tired and slept a total of 12 hours yesterday and last night. Eva is sharing a room with me and seems equally as exhausted, … Continue reading

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Day 46 + 2

This picture says everything that needs to be said……. And it is exactly the way I feel, after walking, mile after mile, it’s a unforgettable moment when my whole mind and being no longer belongs to me, I have in … Continue reading

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