Tag Archives: Camino de Santiago

Camino del Norte – 2015 – Beginnings

FIRST:  Please note:  The internet opportunities on this Camino are very infrequent so far, so no, I have not died, but though I’m writing on my Word docs, loading pics onto iPhoto, etc., I am unable to post frequently thus … Continue reading

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Well, I’m OFF!!

My pack is packed, pills are in little tiny ziplocks, and I only have about 5 hours of work before I can leave!  But fortunately, I don’t have an early morning flight tomorrow, so I will have a bit more … 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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“You Don’t Train For The Camino . . . The Camino Trains You!”

July 8, 2015 Well, I certainly hope this bit of advice from a multi-Camino-walker is generally true.   I’ve returned from a month in southwestern Colorado, near Ouray, the Switzerland of America, where my partner, Neil has had a family … Continue reading

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And You’re Going Again Why??

Last week I had breakfast with my former husband, to talk about some family business regarding our three grown children among other things,  and when the subject of my upcoming Camino walk rolled around into the conversation, Mike looked at … Continue reading

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It’s Not Camino Weather Yet

Saturday, February 28, 2015 I hate to start with the cliche, “How can February be over already?”, but it’s what’s on my mind.  Yes, it’s a short month, but still time is flying by, and this year, we actually have … Continue reading

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On The Road Again . . . Soon!

February 18, 2015 Last month I was traveling in Indonesia, more accurately on the Gili Islands and Bali, visiting my son Tanner and his girlfriend Hanna from Sweden.  Traveling halfway around the world to meet Hanna and to see my … Continue reading

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The Roof Over My Head – Albergues, Hostals, and Hotels on the Camino – Part 3

July 19, 2014 If you want to start at the beginning, please read the previous posts for an intro to this three-part list . . . Day 31 – Foncebadon – Monte Irago – €5 (if you are over 65). … Continue reading

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The Roof Over My Head – Albergues, Hostals, and Hotels on the Camino – Part 2

July 15, 2014 If you want to start at the beginning, please read the previous post for an intro to this three-part list . . . Day 16– Burgos – (I was not feeling well in Montes de Oca so … Continue reading

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The Roof Over My Head: Albergues, Hostals, and Hotels on the Camino – Part 1

July 13, 2014 An annotated directory for myself and other travelers This list has information as clear as I can find it after the fact, as well as occasional comments about an exceptional or highly recommended place (**). In general, … Continue reading

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