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    Wmonk2071 reacted to peregrina2000's post in the thread Forum meet-up in Lisboa with Like Like.
    It was a beautiful clear night, full moon, I think, and five forum members got together at the PeregrinaLX bar in Lisbon. The place was atmospheric, the talk was non-stop, and it was all in all a 5 ***** GTG. Starting at lower left —...
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    Wmonk2071 reacted to Ariane Schiller's media Caminho Português – 260 km in 3 minutes 30 seconds with Like Like.
    http://www.caminho-portugues.hmcinternational.com A series of photographs of the Portuguese Way - Coastal Route from Porto to Santiago de Compostela. Soundtrack licensed from HMC International: © 1982 Pat Metheny / © 2016 cover version by HMC...
    Caminho Português – 260 km in 3 minutes 30 seconds
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    The one i recall the most which i was fond of was the heavy breakfast of eggs, bacon and some fries with coffee and orange juice to start the long day....that lasted me until lunchtime.
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    What a blessing to receive so many thoughtful answers, @JustJack! I’ve enjoyed reading the recommendations and would like to add just a few thoughts that were pertinent to me and more practical in nature — perhaps you can carry a lightweight...
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    For me the spirit of the camino was always finding the freedom to simply be. During past years there were timeless stretches which seemed to be in another world. Gone were the hordes of camera-clicking tourists and/or pilgrims as well as any...
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    Wmonk2071 reacted to rappahannock_rev's post in the thread A Great Kindness in El Ganso with Like Like.
    September 21, 2021, a week or so after I injured my left ankle, I was still (stupidly) trying to walk as much as possible and to stick to my planned itinerary. I set off from Astorga that fine morning wearing compression wrap on my foot and...
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    Wmonk2071 reacted to ivar's post in the thread My Meeting with Ivar with Like Like.
    Good to meet you @rappahannock_rev ! Yes, we were on our way home from School (..and playground). Hope your leg is better now! Ivar
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    Wmonk2071 reacted to jj-now's media STEPS: Why People Walk the Camino de Santiago with Like Like.
    I followed pilgrims throughout last summer to capture their Camino experience and reasons for walking. (I'm also a journalism student doing this for degree).
    STEPS: Why People Walk the Camino de Santiago
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    Wmonk2071 replied to the thread Flashbacks.
    I do after my first camino (Sarria to SDC) in Sep of this year, that I decided Im going to recreate the "camino" experience and spirit of adventure in my daily life, while still waiting for the actual next camino portugues which I plan to do...
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    the ones i stayed in had disposable beddings provided by hostels or albergues. I did bring a light cover just in case, but never used it because of previous.