So, we are off on our pilgrimage to Santiago on Tuesday. At about 8am we will close our door in Villereal and head off via Biron Castle to our first destination. It will take four days and then we will reach the pilgrim path (one of four in France). We have a tough few days to start since finding places to stay on our route was tricky so think of me this first week. On Monday night, I am deleting all my social media apps, my email alerts, and all my notifications on my phone.
While I have been doing my training walks for the Camino de Santiago (remember to donate!), I have been thinking about the things that are most important to me, partly because of a limited weight allowance for my rucksack. But it seems to have prompted other reflections around the same theme including reading. Luckily, I don’t need to decide on books to take for this trip since I have a Kindle and subscribe to audio books, but I have been asking myself what ten novels I would
We have now done 12 days of training, 3 in a row just now. We pushed ourselves over the last few days covering more ground in total than before, reaching 30km on Thursday, 27 on Friday and 23 on Saturday. It was also extremely hot for the first two days and I found that quite tough, especially on the feet which heat up fast. Yesterday went well, probably because the temperature was so much lower. Here are a few photos of our trips this week. Day one was a walk leaving from Mo