Category Archives: Women Walking

Leavin’ On A Jet Plane . . . for ITALY!!

Monday, October 12, 2015.  Tomorrow Laurie D leaves for Finisterre and Muxia, and will return to Santiago de Compostela in a bit less than a week.  The other Laurie and Salvatore left last night on a train to Barcelona, and … Continue reading

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From Soto de Luiñes to Luarca and onward . . .

Wednesday, September 23, 2015.  Today I leave Soto de Luiñes for Luarca, and the sun is finally out just a bit, so here are some photos of this little place before I go. The bus to Luarca comes on time … Continue reading

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The Long Way To Somo, Skipping Santander, On to Santillana del Mar

Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Last night, Ernesto, through his translator peregrin0, told us about the longer but more beautiful coastal walk today to Somo, rather than taking the road. Feeling motivated and ready to be off the asphalt, I jump … Continue reading

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On the road from Deba through Guernika to Bilbao

Thursday, September 3, 2015.  From Deba, I skip quickly past Markina (see a pilgrim getting off the bus in Deba as I get on, and two more young pilgrims joining me in Deba to points west) and walk for  two … Continue reading

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A Different Camino . . . and a Spectacular Hike

August 17, 2015 Well, I leave for the Camino del Norte route of the Camino de Santiago in ten days. At the moment I am in Estes Park, Colorado at a Petrie Family Reunion for my partner Neil’s family, and … Continue reading

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Zubiri to Pamploma

Wednesday, September 4 – Zubiri to Pamploma Today’s weather was similarly spectacular, the heat similarly brutal, but the tree cover significantly diminished.  I wondered often whether I might have heat stroke before the day was over.  (Have I said that … Continue reading

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It Hasn’t Gotten Any Easier Yet . . .

Note to Nancy K:  Well, I planned the distances in my head, based on the guide books for the Camino.  But then reality hits and I realize there is no way I can walk 18 miles per day in the … Continue reading

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