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Camino group walk – Finsbury Park to Stoke Newington

It's the first time I've walked with the group since July. I felt lazy and sluggish when I woke. But that's when I know that it's time to just do it anyway. I travelled across London to get to the... Continue Reading →

Lisbon weekend – Day 2 – Lisbon to Belem

Breakfast at the hotel was nice if not a little bit chaotic. We were seated in the nice old section of the hotel with very high ceilings and gilded patterns. But the buffet was set out in a tiny room... Continue Reading →

The things I have learnt (so far) from walking the camino (or 2)

It is inevitable that I would be asked for my thoughts on the return of my 2nd camino. I ask of myself this question too, and many answers come into my head. Here is my attempt to organise these thoughts... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte – Day 8 – Aviles to London

Today was the earliest I had gotten up in my week on the camino. I was forced to get up in time to pack, check out and walk to the bus station. It was pretty dark at 7 am. The... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte – Day 7 – Colunga to Aviles

I pack up my back pack. By that I mean, I wash my sticks and empty the water bladder. I pull out my lightweight city backpack and fill it with the things I need for travelling - food, wallet, book,... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte – Day 6 – La Vega to Colunga photos

Today was really a lovely walk. It was a short stretch. Only 13 km as I had to catch the bus to Gijon. Here are the photos that accompany my previous post for this day. Enjoy!                   ... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte – Day 5 – Nueva to La Vega photos

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Camino del Norte – Day 6 – La Vega to Colunga

The alarm went off at 7.30 am. We were ready by 8 am. Our speediest time yet. Outside the window I could pilgrims trudging by. Perhaps they stayed at San Estaban overnight. We had a lovely breakfast buffet included in... Continue Reading →

Camino del Norte – Day 5 – Nueva to La Vega

A lovely walking day today through farmland and villages and the odd highway or two. We left late again, at 9.30 am after breakfast. I have to admit, I'd like to get out earlier before it gets too hot but... Continue Reading →

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