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Recent content by Rose Louise

  1. Rose Louise

    Disappearing members

    Hi While I visit less frequently as my camino fades into the sunset, from time to time I send a pm if there is a topic where I feel I can make a contribution. Cheers Rose Louise
  2. Rose Louise

    ?why keep a journal

    For the sheer joy of reliving the memories. In the evenings tiredness overcame me and I didn't keep a diary. Two years on I have been asked to talk to the University of the Third Age in a local town of my Camino experiences. I have had to sit with my photos and relive each day, remembering...
  3. Rose Louise

    Fear Not!

    Markss Such wise words and so very true. Buen Camino to all those out there now. Cheers Rose Louise
  4. Rose Louise

    Keeping the Camino spirit alive

    Hi Pat Recently we went on a fund raiser for cancer research. In conversation with a couple of women we were invited to give a talk to the local University of the Third Age on our Camino Portugues experience. We gave an impromptu talk to a local Probus group on our return but had no notes to...
  5. Rose Louise

    Ash cloud delays and closed airports and cancelled flights

    Re: closed airports and cancelled flights Qantas Flights from Australia to Europe are on hold until Tuesday afternoon. A company spokesperson commented "we're still not optimistic of being able to resume them from Tuesday onwards". As we say in Australia "bugger". Cheers Rose Louise
  6. Rose Louise

    Send Ian a message on the Le Puy Route

    Ian, Sounds like a hard slog, you have done it before and I'm sure with determination you will complete. Thanks for the great pictures on the blog. We are all behind you in spirit. Cheers Rose Louise
  7. Rose Louise

    Change of camino for this blogger

    This guy is so lucky to have the luxury of time. To other pilgrims it will be a nightmare. They are just about ready to fly, excitement is at a pitch and then the volcano erupts. Dreams are shattered. Annual leave has been taken and the time will be too short to for any Camino. Then there...
  8. Rose Louise

    Live and kicking on the Norte

    Hi Bridget & Peter Don't know how to comment on your blog but am enjoying reading of your progress. Hope the blisters and the knees calm down and you can enjoy the rest of your walk. Cheers Rose Louise
  9. Rose Louise

    One Week To Go

    Davroos Buen Camino from another Aussie who walked the Portugues in the rain in 2008 Cheers Rose Louise
  10. Rose Louise

    Australian Camino Perth to New Norcia

    Hi Trudy There is an excellent monument to Father Salvado outside the local police station in Tui on the Camino Portugues. I am sure if this event had more publicity many former and possibly new pilgrims would have joined in the walk to New Norcia. Looking forward to watching Compass...
  11. Rose Louise

    Valenca/Tui- SDC

    Hi ksam I think the restaurant we met in was MESóN MONDARIZ 895510 Avenida Galicia, 12 36400 O Porriño Tel. 986336506 Bina, have a great camino Cheers Rose Louise
  12. Rose Louise

    Valenca/Tui- SDC

    Hi Bina Hiking Shoes, it was very wet when we walked in May 2008. Cheers Rose Louise
  13. Rose Louise

    weather in April/May

    Hi hanzondeck2, In the last week of May, 2008 it rained every day from Tui to Santiago de Compostella. Yet it was quite warm in between showers. Expect the unexpected and you will have a great camino. Cheers Rose Louise
  14. Rose Louise

    Bank Card

    Hi You asked the question "Australia?" From January 2010 all new Visa cards will include a chip. Cheers Rose Louise
  15. Rose Louise

    Most useful words and phrases

    Where is a doctor Where is the hospital Where is the emergency room Rose Louise