Category Archives: Women Walking

Beach Day Off

Wednesday, September 19.  My day at the beach is lovely, though I had sent my swim suit on to Santiago earlier, when I thought I would have no time to get in the water.  But the view is magnificent and … Continue reading

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Mini-vaca in a beach town

Tuesday, September 18. This morning, I can’t say I “awakened” because I hardly slept all night. Went to bed at ten, woke up at midnight for the bathroom and then could not go back to sleep. I hate these nights. … Continue reading

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On The Boardwalk

September 15-16, 2018: Matosinhos to Povoa de Varzim Before I began this Camino, I promised myself I would travel only what was a bit farther than comfortable . . . I’ve done two full Caminos in the past and have … Continue reading

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Camino Portugués coming up soon!

Monday, September 3, 2018 In ten days, I will pick up my backpack and board a flight to Porto, Portugal, in preparation for my third Camino de Santiago.  This time, I have chosen to walk half of the Camino Portugués, … Continue reading

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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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