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Socks for Walking The Caminos and Life

Research is important when one is going to walk 10-30 kilometres every day for a month or longer. Most important of all are backpacks, hiking boots and socks. Before my first camino, Camino Frances, I did a lot of buying … Continue reading

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May 27/14 Noisy Pilgrims, Vertigo and Wanting to Walk to Porrino

Imagine 40 bunkbeds with snoring,talking, laughing pilgrims in them! Not great if you want to go tp sleep. Rule is quiet after10p.m. But no policing so who shuts up people after midnight? Some ignore..others fume. Then when I decide to … Continue reading

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How I Will Impr…

How I Will Improve My Camino Experience This Time Around 1. I will buy data package for my phone 2. Hopefully I will travel with a friend or friends 3. I will cook more and not partake of the pilgrim’s … Continue reading

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Family First There are many kinds of family. Your precious close and extended family. Your family at church. Your friends who are just like family. And new families you meet in a month one year of your life and who … 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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Presentations to Elem. Students

On Friday I packed up my knapsack for my next trip to Portugal and took my usb prepared by my good friend Winnie Lei and visited three classrooms at Holy Trinity Elementary in Torbay. After the morning session I decided … Continue reading

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