Tag Archives: Camino blog

Keeping stress at bay

Happily I live a fairly stress-free life. I do worry about the mess the UK is in at the moment, and other alarming political trends. And then of course there’s the state of the environment and the worry of what … Continue reading

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A bridge too far!

I hope everyone who reads this blog has enjoyed the Christmas festivities (or whatever alternative name you have for this season) and that 2019 will bring you health, contentment and some adventure. But I know some people will have had … Continue reading

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Days of rain and mellow fruitfulness

Where I live in southern Spain, autumn is not heralded by the changing colours of leaves on the trees – almost all trees hereabouts are evergreen – pines, olives, avocados and citrus.  Only the almonds lose their leaves in a … Continue reading

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Walking the camino as a vegan

I first started eating a plant-based diet at the beginning of 2017, but wasn’t sufficiently committed to keep it up on my camino last year.  However, as soon as I returned home I jumped in 100% and haven’t wavered since. … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe from Almería – overview and resources

I decided to walk the Camino Mozárabe from Almería largely in response to a camino forum member requesting company on the route.  I was an early responder and thought for many months that there would just be the two of … Continue reading

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Post camino blues

It’s me! I’m back from the blog-block that has gripped me for the last couple of months. Returning home from a big adventure sometimes takes a bit of adjustment. After the initial celebration of catching up with loved ones, sleeping … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Variante Espiritual, Vilanova da Arousa to Santiago de Compostela 27 km by boat + 28 km walking

Today’s distance 28km (the extra 4 km involved walking around Santiago before I remembered to turn off the GPS) Elevation gain 488 m Elevation loss 235 m Total distance from Almería 1,496 km So, today we have a boat trip … Continue reading

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