Camino update 7: Yes, now I’m a Proclaimer!

This was originally posted on on 10th June however this time I’m posting it on the 18th May which is when I arrived in Santiago last year. 

This is indeed how I talk to people about my Camino. I’m a Proclaimer and if you grew up listening to the group ‘the Proclaimers’ as I did then you will of course know I’m talking about their song ‘I’m gonna be’. I often found myself walking along singing ‘but I would walk 500 miles’ however I didn’t add in the next line ‘And I would walk 500 more’ as I’m happy to leave that for the medieval pilgrims and any other modern ones who wish to walk both ways.

So yes, now that I’ve walked to Santiago from St Jean Pied de Port and have the certificate to prove it I can say quite honestly that as well as being a pilgrim, I am also a Proclaimer!

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Camino update 6: Pilgrims are still humans

This post was originally posted on on this day last year as part of my Camino journey. 

I am now in Rua with just one more night before walking into Santiago. I’m sure that once I reach Santiago there are many more posts to be written so let’s get this one finished beforehand.

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Camino update 5: I want to slow down

This was posted originally this day last year on as part of my Camino journey. 

I am sitting in Melide finally finding time to blog about the last few days from Ponferrada. As the title says “I want to slow down” and I guess that’s why I want to post now rather than wait until Santiago.

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