Day 47 – Camino and Friends

I wasn’t to know but today was the Day of Camino and Friends!  Woo hoo……… So Silly Me woke up early in Lalin, got up and waited outside the bar/cafe/hostal on the street for the taxi with these 2 horses. Continue reading Day 47 – Camino and Friends

Day 40 – 23 kilometres to Entrepenas, heading WEST!

I’d been walking for 40 days now and more than capable of the 23 ks to Entrepenas. As you walk through all these villages/pueblos, you cannot help but be struck by the prominence of the churches, some grand, some tiny. Continue reading Day 40 – 23 kilometres to Entrepenas, heading WEST!

Day 39 – Dying Villages, Bible Bashing & that extra 6 ks!

It was Day 39, I was heading towards Santiago, actually facing it now and I was going to walk through 4 dying villages and actively avoid some unexpected bible bashing by walking an extra 6 ks to escape it. (As Continue reading Day 39 – Dying Villages, Bible Bashing & that extra 6 ks!

How a Camino Pilgrim Turns Into a Couch Potato

How does a Camino Pilgrim turn into a rampant couch potato?  How can she?  How very dare she? I did, I have, I’m guilty as charged.  Yes, I walked 850 kilometres of the 970 ks from Seville to Santiago de Continue reading How a Camino Pilgrim Turns Into a Couch Potato

Day 32 – El Cubo del Vino (my kinda town!)

It was the morning of Day 32 and I was off to El Cubo del Vino – my kinda town (cue Frank singing Chicago!) Now despite the fact that, you’ll agree, I was personally becoming a hip-hop-and-happening peregrina, having walked Continue reading Day 32 – El Cubo del Vino (my kinda town!)

Day 24 – Aldeanueva del Camino

From Hostal Asturias near the Caparra Arch it was approximately 20 ks to Adleanueva del Camino.  In my journal I wrote that it was an easy walk.  How bloody far had I come?  Here I was, Day 24, solo and Continue reading Day 24 – Aldeanueva del Camino

Day 19 – Me & Hemingway Hit the Bar

It was Day 19, the 22nd of September and I headed out of Casar de Caceres to a date with Hemingway at the Bar! From Casar to the Embalse de Alcantara was 21 kilometres and, unlike the Spanish woman in Continue reading Day 19 – Me & Hemingway Hit the Bar

Day 17 – Another Odd Encounter & Caceres by Taxi

Well, folks, another odd encounter with yet another pilgrim was mine the next morning after we caught a taxi to Caceres.  Sigh… It was the morning after my evening with Elvis!  I slept awfully.  It was raining a lot of Continue reading Day 17 – Another Odd Encounter & Caceres by Taxi

Reflections on the First Part of My Camino

Now is as good a time as any to share some reflections on the first part of my Camino thus far.  I have just now received a photo of ME walking, taken by the Hungarian pilgrim I was about to meet Continue reading Reflections on the First Part of My Camino

Day 6 – Walking to Fuente de Cantos

Before I continue about walking on Day 6 to Fuente de Cantos, I have had a rethink about events in the last post I wrote – it wasn’t exactly like that.  I didn’t meet the 2 new ladies and I didn’t commit Continue reading Day 6 – Walking to Fuente de Cantos