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The War With Myself Continues…..

After an unscheduled rest stop on Los Arcos, we arranged to forward our packs and headed to Viana, not quite 20 kms away. More hills and steep descents – the hills are taxing for me, however although I am no … Continue reading

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A Time of Ups and Downs

The past week or so has been a challenging one – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Don’t get me wrong, there have been some wonderful moments and awesome experiences, however it seems like a lot of the time has been … Continue reading

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Alto de Perdon – Hill of Forgiveness

Picking up from where I left off, our rest day in Pamploma saw us doing the washing in a laundromat off the main square, and searching a department store for lighter versions of clothing. Although the mornings and evenings are … Continue reading

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Maybe I Had a Past Life as a Mountain Goat…. or not

I started writing this at the end of day eight of our journey, and the awesome experiences continue. Already I am astounded at what I have been able to achieve on a physical level – mostly through sheer will and … Continue reading

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I looked death in the face and said “Not Today”….

It is the end of the third day of the journey and already there have been so many experiences… all positive, although a few have been a bit gnarly at the time. The first morning, Friday 6th September, leaving St … Continue reading

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The Time Has Come The Walrus Said….

I am writing this on my iPhone, sitting on the bed in my hotel room in St Jean Pied de Port in France doing the final preparations for an early start in the morning. After a couple of months of … Continue reading

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Why the hell would you want to walk 500 miles?

I have asked myself this question maybe a hundred times in the almost two months since I decided to finally honour a calling to walk The Camino or The Way of St James. Firstly, let it make it very clear, this … Continue reading

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