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Reliving May’s memories

Most years in the month of May, you would find me in Spain or Portugal walking. Not this month. Or even not this year. Instead I am looking back on old trips. I find it is a suitable replacement. 2011 – I was preparing for my first trip, walking from Sarria on the first week …

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When your Mind is on the Camino but your Feet aren’t..

40 days and counting… Do you ever have a countdown to your next Camino ticking away? I bet you have. I use an application on my phone telling me the number of days I have left before I leave. I’m not sure if it’s a good thing or not but each morning I get a …

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Being Camino fit (or Camino unfit in my case)

Once upon a time, in the not too distant past, I could walk 25 km-30 km a day and feel fine. Of course, I would stop for cafe con leches or cervezas, and a little snack. Walking these distances didn’t cause too much trouble for me save for a few strains in my legs or …

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