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16 04, 2017

Change of plans

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I have a guidebook for the Via de la Plata that is sparse on detail, descriptive passages, possibly exaggerated, that might make Etobicoke look like a garden city, and divides the journey into 'manageable' stages. Although to date I have enjoyed immensely the landscapes, rolling hills and flatlands hypnotically beautiful, looking ahead there are consecutive stretches of 40 kilometre [...]

12 04, 2017

Three quick days

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I seem to be fighting with technology again. Prepared my blog postings for the last three days and then lost it in space. In the big picture, it's just a champagne problem, so just take some deep breaths and move on. I'm sure you will forgive me for not posting on time. It's just an aggravating factor. The walking [...]

21 03, 2017

What is walking the Camino?

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When I mention that I'm walking the Camino, people sometimes will ask me whether that is the pilgrimage route that passes from the French side of the Pyrenees across into Spain and then westward to Santiago de Compostela. That is not incorrect. This is the route that now upward of 300,000 walk every year and, included in that number, [...]

11 03, 2017

Training for the Camino

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People have always asked me whether I have trained in advance of walking the Camino. It has always sounded like a good idea to gradually build up to walking up to between twenty-five to thirty-five kilometers in a day. My reality is that circumstances have got in the way that prevented me from doing that. After booking my transatlantic [...]