Monthly Archives: June 2014

Camino Addicts

It becomes addictive after experiencing one camino, to want to do another the following year. After walking 550 km of Camino Frances solo, I talked about it for many months. That was 2013. This year I chose to walk Camino … Continue reading

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Corning Caplin

My husband dipped up a bowl of fresh caplin. Then he kept them fresh for a couple hours in the refrigerator. He went to Dominion and checked to see if they had any salted water that they wanted to throw … Continue reading

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Caplin- A Newfoundland Tradition

Last night my husband Peter dipped up our first caplin of the year on Middle Cove Beach. It is a shame I cannot invite all of you to breakfast but we will soon enjoy our scoff of fried caplin. He … Continue reading

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Differences Between My Camino Frances and Camino Portugues

1. Well marked vs Unmarked 2. Not as many albergues on Camino Portugues 3. Big change in temperatures from Lisbon to Santiago 4. More walking on asphalt on Camino Portugues 5. More expensive pilgrims’ meals in Portugal 6. More Quintas … Continue reading

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Used No Fountains on Camino Portugues

This year I bought water, sometimes for .27 euro for 1.5 litres. Or I shared a bottle with my walking buddy. Or on a couple occasions I filled my water bladder from the bathroom tap. The fountains were spread out … Continue reading

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Interview on Smashwords

I have been aiming for 100 downloads of the 15% free part of my ebook Strong Camino Woman online at http://www.smashwords.com. One suggestion by Smashwords is to do an interview so I am happy to say I have done my … Continue reading

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Free 15% Download of Strong Camino Woman

Yes, it would be nice to sell 5000 copies of my newly released book. But I would be just as happy if my readers would download the free portion and enjoy it to the max!  So make my day and … Continue reading

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New Book Will Be Released June 10

My third book Strong Camino Woman is available tomorrow on http://www.smashwords.com for $4.99. This 36000+ word book tells about my adventure on Camino Frances last May. It includes journal entries and some blog posts. (an alternative cover which is not … Continue reading

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Back on the Rock

Arrived home to Newfoundland before midnight yesterday. It was a long day in airports in Lisbon, Frankfurt, Montreal and finally St. John’s. If I thought about all the checkpoints and weary waiting I would probably never go anywhere. After having … Continue reading

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June 1/2014 End of Walk-Made it the 25 km to Santiago

Left at 6 this morning, full of aches and pains. No cafe for many kilometres. We finally found one around 10 and I enjoyed tostada and cafe con leche. Later 6 km from Santiago I had a Coke and some … Continue reading

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