Monthly Archives: May 2016

Ending

   The journey’s over and I’m back home, back to normal… or maybe a new normal. Before leaving Portugal I got a chance to do touristy things. We were in the town of Tomar, a two hour train ride north … Continue reading

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Getting Lost… and Found by Angels

  I joined the early group of walkers yesterday morning. Early means setting off at 6.30am. That always seemed like such a good idea when I lie in my bed at home but I never get out of my bed … Continue reading

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Resting

      We got up early this morning and were on the road for 7 ish. I have a new respect for chilly morning air and I’m starting to miss rain… Before I left Ireland I was excited  at the … Continue reading

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Walking

   We are following signs. Arrows like the one in the picture above. They will always be painted yellow. Alison, one of the seasoned walkers, told me it’s even a particular shade of yellow. Yellow all the way to Santago … Continue reading

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Flying

   It took about a week to get to Lisbon last time. It will take two and half hours today. It’s neither better nor worse doing it this way. It’s just different.    For one thing the man sitting beside me … Continue reading

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Camino

    I’m going for a long walk. It’s starting very early this morning. I will send little snippets back to you. There will be spelling mustakes. There will be phone photos. There might be some pain… Mairead.

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