Monthly Archives: August 2013

Best days on th…

Best days on the camino are days when you walk without wet or sore feet, or hurting muscles and a big smile on your face. Oh yes, and a bench or cafe up ahead.

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Beneficial Blueberries

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A Good Appetite Is A Sign of Good Health

I must be a very healthy Newfoundlander because my appetite is enormous. I remember while walking the camino de Santiago that I knew if I ate my meals and some fresh fruit, nuts and chocolate in between, that I would … Continue reading

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Would you carry…

Would you carry extra everything when you are going downtown? Be selective on the camino. Bring only what is useful every day. You are strong but you have nothing to prove. Believe in your ability to know what you need, … Continue reading

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The East Coast Trail

As many of you know, I hate walking. Having said that, I have to admit that I have walked most of the camino de Santiago in northern Spain. I like a challenge and hills are a BIG challenge for me. … Continue reading

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Tips For New Peregrinos on the Camino de Santiago

Here are some suggestions. Use any you like. 1. Travel light. They recommend 10% of your body weight. I saw happier pilgrims with 10 or 12 pounds on their backs. 2. Stop to smell the manure. Just kidding. Take a … Continue reading

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I was cold some evenings on the camino

I recall one rainy evening I walked the steepest hill, not as steep as the final hill to Alto de Poilo, but steep. I passed some American who were sitting on big rocks. I could see the long winding path … Continue reading

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