Category Archives: Travel

Moving Day

(This way to the deserted village…) We’re moving on today to Porto or Oporto as the locals call it. First we went for a walk in Vila Nova de Cerveira. I had noticed big green doors leading into a courtyard … Continue reading

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How to find the supermarket

(For when you want some alone time…) We’ve been in this town before. I don’t remember much about it but when I needed to get some groceries I remembered enough. (Or there’s a table and chair for writing with a … Continue reading

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Normal Service Resumes

(There’s the border, remember when borders were places you had to stop and show your passport?) We have arrived in Portugal and the weather has changed! There’s heat! We had decided to go just one hour south from Santiago but … Continue reading

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The stars aligned

(The cathedral which is built on the site of the original church. The original tomb is in the basement) We’re leaving Santiago de Compostela today. My friend and I went on a free tour of the town yesterday. It was … Continue reading

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Camino’s End

(Bit wet here) We have arrived in Santiago de Compostela! Not the arduous journey that most people take. We were warm and cozy and sitting in Ruby as we entered the city. (Courtyard greenery) This is the end point of … Continue reading

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Did you watch the Late, Late?

(The Camino Natural de la Ruta del Cantabrico) First of all, sorry if you did watch, no, my sister wasn’t on the Late Late Show (longest broadcasting show in Ireland, imagine.) No, you didn’t miss her singing – they cut … Continue reading

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Foz by the Sea

(See the house out on the edge of the cliff?) We’re still in the place near the sea with the funny name – Foz. We’ve had our walk, I’m considering starting the couch to 5km running program again but I … Continue reading

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