Tag Archives: Camino Franc

Fainthearted about doing the Camino?

Fainthearted about doing the Camino?  An extraordinary coincidence became a common event in the early stages of my Camino last year.  I had begun walking with an arrhythmia in my heart.  I began to notice that when I spontaneously gave … Continue reading

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Leaving Roncevalles on A Camino of the Heart.

Leaving Roncevalles on A Camino of the Heart.   To say that I was beginning this Camino with a broken heart would cover, more or less, my emotional and physical state as I set off.  It would not, however, suggest … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood.

A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood. Not the Camino I had imagined. Earlier this year I walked the Ruta de La Lana hoping for solitude and silence.  I wanted a period for uninterrupted prayer which I often find … Continue reading

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Miracles. Two Days on the Camino Francés (2) Flying to O Cebreiro.

Miracles. Two Days on the Camino Francés (2) Flying to O Cebreiro. When your heart is in silence and sinks into God it sings. This is a story which is short and simple but gives a flavour of the sort … Continue reading

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Miracles. Two Days on the Camino Francés: Ponferrada – Hospital da Condesa (1)

Miracles.  Two Days on the Camino Francés:  Ponferrada – Hospital da Condesa (1)  Day 1. Ponferrrada – Pereje Some days a rucksack is much heavier than the day before, even though it is carrying less; and some days legs which … Continue reading

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Silence. Before daybreak, After Dark and in the Afternoon.

Silence.  Times when the heart listens. Before Daybreak. In 2010, a Jacobean Year, I happened to finish my Camino on October 12th, the Feast of the Virgin of the Pilar.  The Pilar is a pillar, a roman pillar on which … Continue reading

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Planning on the Camino. Finding a balance. Ruta de La Lana

Planning on the Camino.  Do you really want to know where you will sleep tonight? I love maps.  The pleasure of relaxing on a bunk bed, weary legs propped high with a blanket or two and a guide book with … Continue reading

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