Tag Archives: Camino de Santiago

Fragments of Joy

Here is a blog post I found in my notes but somehow missed posting while I was in Spain last year. I am sitting in my albergue, drinking tea, and eating cookies. There are maybe 30 other people here and … Continue reading

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My Favourite Day

“- What day is it? – It’s today, – squeaked Piglet. – My favorite day, – said Pooh.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh I’m enjoying the simple luxury of lying in bed in my hostel, a five minute walk from the … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

Home again, home again. There’s nothing quite like sitting on a plane for 10 hours, close enough to the stranger next to you that you give up trying to keep your arms and legs from touching. I think the thought … Continue reading

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Plus 4, 5 and 6 Post Camino

Porto, Portugal We caught the bus out of Santiago Wednesday morning, after a small hiccup of my credit card needing to be swiped twice. The bus ride went fairly quickly, zipping along the highway and getting us to Porto in … Continue reading

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Plus 2 and 3 Post Camino

We took the first bus to Finisterra at 9 am. We had hoped to also visit Muxia but in keeping with the Spanish style of doing things, there seemed to be no really easy way of finding out what the … Continue reading

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Plus 1 Post Camino

We spent all of Sunday wandering around Santiago. There were a lot of people we had met while walking that had arrived one day before, the same day, or one day after. It was like a huge reunion. We ran … Continue reading

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Day 35 Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela

It’s done. Five hours and 20 km later, we arrive in Santiago, line up at the pilgrim office, and receive our Compostela. It was a beautiful walk, peaceful and hushed in the early morning mists. I feel elated that I … Continue reading

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