Category Archives: the camino

Camino Addiction

It stays in your mind months after you walk. It’s the thrill of pushing yourself to the limit. You know you’ve never done anything harder on your body. You do a marathon each day and your body talks to you … 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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Camino In Your Blood

Have you a yearning to walk a camino? If so you might set yourself up for being addicted to the life on the camino. There are 12 caminos which end in Santiago, so Ive heard. In May 2013 I walked … Continue reading

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Postal Address ‘Camino de Santiago’

In a nondescript alberique in Spain I met a very attractive young woman who left all that she knew in the U.S. to travel the camino. She had decided that her address for the future is ‘the camino’. I listened … Continue reading

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Picnics on the Camino De Santiago

Breakfasts and lunches can be cheaper and healthier with a little planning. My Slovenian friends were proof of that. Here are ways to keep the euros in your pocket and make sure your body is well nourished for all the … Continue reading

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Wine or Water at Bogedas Irache

When I reached the fountains it was very early and I was following the Italian couple. That is what I did if it was very early or I didn’t know the route. The wife was the only one who could … Continue reading

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