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Horse Riding and Gullfoss, Geysir and Pingvellir

First of all, thank you so much, every one of you who has sent me comments on this site, e-mailed or called me to wish me good luck and safety, and to those who interested in  “following” a Woodswoman Walking.  … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Heavy . . . (not!) . . . It’s My Backpack!

Well, after packing and repacking and RE-packing, ad nauseum, removing a few zip lock bags, combining packing cubes, removing one pair of socks, one neck cooler, cutting the edges off the container for my extra SD camera card, etc. etc., … Continue reading

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Your Camino begins the moment you decide to go

July 24, 2013 I may have read that on Ilona Freid’s website, alacartespirit.wordpress.com, or perhaps it was a line from the one of the many other Camino peregrinos whose work I’ve perused. One way or another, though I just read … Continue reading

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Half a Camino distance day . . . almost!

On Memorial Day, my college roommate, Gloria, and I (of course now more than four decades older) walked the Bolder Boulder.  I haven’t participated in that lovely mob scene for twenty years, but Gloria and her husband were visiting us … Continue reading

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A One-Way Plane Ticket . . .

Have I mentioned that I have a plane ticket for my trip to walk the Camino de Santiago?  One night in the wee hours, I was clicking through a variety of airline search sites and found a one-way fare from … Continue reading

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Boots, socks, training . . .

REI has become my second home.  I began in January, just lurking around the clearance room, hoping to grab a few great buys on shirts, shorts, fleece, things that will dry in half a day and are lightweight.  I tried … Continue reading

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