Day 26. Last night turned out quite entertaining really, nothing to eat in town so managed to find space in the kitchen amongst the Korean having a big cook up to make sardines on toast. Then hung out by fire for a while before going to my room. The bar / cafe was below and […]Read more "The Way…..Light feet…Light body."
Day 24 My walking buddy decides to move on by taxi as today is 17 km with nothingness, just walking gravel and sealed roads, fields that have been ploughed, no houses or farms.I decide I am going to walk..26.6 km. The morning is cold but warms up by 11 o’clock, along the Way I find […]Read more "The Way…..Nothingness"
Day 22 Fromista to Carrion de los condes…knowing we had a good 20km to walk today we had a good breakfast…set off about 930am , the wind is up today and it’s chilly. Apparently we are blessed that it has been such good weather so far,normally it would be cold wet and windy here at […]Read more "The Way…Walk and Rest"
Day 20 The morning is crisp and clear, we set out along the country road and slowly start to climb up a gradual hill. I am sharing my awareness about what had come up the night before. The first day of my trip on The Way I met a lady who is French and 74 […]Read more "The Way….The Time and Place"
Day 18. Got up at 7 and put my pack out for pick up. Then went back to bed as this head cold is hanging around. Got up 830 and found somewhere for breakfast. I headed off slowly out Burgos as the sun was starting to hit the buildings and Cathedral. Beautiful clear crisp morning, […]Read more "The Way…A fresh start."
Day 16 Had great nights sleep apart was fever and sore throat and feet. Did some washing by hand and hang in my room. No laundry service in weekend in hotel. Today is Sunday 22nd October. 22 years ago today I have birth to my youngest daughter Zoe Rose, oh how time flies but worth […]Read more "The Way…Rest ..Rest..Rest"
Day 14. Eldorado to San Juan de Ortega today 25km.Set off over the bridge and through the rolling hills. Planning to take some breaks along the way, have some food though as it can be miles in between places and guide did say no where to buy food at San Juan. Stopped at Villabistia to […]Read more "The Way….Two big days walking."
Day 12… Set off and it was a little damp. Not too far and it started to pour, had my poncho on over me and my pack. Walking with Merele, it was really quite wet. Thinking how lucky we had been so far, blue skies everyday. Real pilgrims now. It was very uphill to Ciruena, […]Read more "The Way….Rain rain go away."
Day 10 Well the day started off well, started walking with Karen one of Aussie ladies, the other one had gone off half an hour before us.She’d left in the dark at 730 am…we headed off at 8 and soon caught up with her, she’s 68 and doing really well going at her own pace. […]Read more "The Way….Truth, Ego or Pride?"
Day 8. Even if you want to sleep in because you haven’t slept well as an old man snored all night.Today I didn’t have far to walk,just 12km, you are kicked out at 8am. Today was overcast and warm morning but stayed cooler than normal so refreshing to walk in. No where to get food […]Read more "The Way…Rolling Hills..ploughed fields."