Category Archives: Spain

What to wear on our heads

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El Camino Bon Voyage Potluck

So last night a Bon Voyage Potluck was held at St. Paul’s UMC in Northport.  We had great time with wonderful food, friends and family and then I presented a Power Point about our impending pilgrimage of the El Camino … Continue reading

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Book Review: Buen Camino! Tips From An American Pilgrim by Anne Born

I was introduced to this book by my long-time friend Tina (it is going on nearly 20 years that we have been friends).  Her good friend Anne Born walked the Way of St. James or more commonly known as the … Continue reading

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Practice Hike

Today, we packed our backpacks with what we thought we will need for our pilgrimage in Spain–and went for a practice hike. Firefly picked us up (Dragonfly and Prairie Dog) and drove us to Caumsett State (NY) Historic Park.  We … Continue reading

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Tickets bought

Bought our tickets to Europe, to walk the El Camino.  We leave in 79 days!  Deciding when to go, how long it will take to walk over 500 miles, and when to return, has taken some time.  We still don’t … Continue reading

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Book Review–7 Tips to make the most of the Camino de Santiago by Cheri Powell

I checked this book out of the library.  I started reading it to myself, then stopped and read it out loud to Dragonfly.  We have talked several times since coming back from hiking the AT, about hiking the “El Camino”, … Continue reading

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