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Patches, Shells and Camino memorabilia

Iriebabel

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Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#1
I wanted to share a wonderful gift in honor of my first Camino in April, given to me by my neighbor who does embroidery

I was wondering if anybody else have any camino memorabilia ,unique or ordinary, which they were given, bought, or found along the route before or after for their camino journey?
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Added: by the way there is no commercial interest here. Neighbor does embroidery as a hobby
 
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Bala

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (SJPdP-Burgos, 2015)
Camino Frances (Burgos-Sarria, 2018)
Sarria-Santiago (fall 2018)
#8
Iriebabel, that patch is beautiful! What a thoughtful, personal gift for a friend to give.

Robo, I remember the wonderful story you told a while back about Mr. Bean. I got a good laugh at the end, because I hadn't caught on. :) I had followed your blog in real time, and was a bit confused at this story about your travelling companion -- the blog certainly sounded like you had been travelling solo.

Poor Mr. Bean! I can still visualize him draped over the radiator trying to dry off after a downpour, while you were comfy and dry in your waterproof gear. I actually felt sorry for him!! Buen Camino, Mr. Bean! :D
 

MTowers

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria to Santiago in 2015 and Camino Finisterre in September 2017
#9
I wanted to share a wonderful gift in honor of my first Camino in April, given to me by my neighbor who does embroidery

I was wondering if anybody else have any camino memorabilia ,unique or ordinary, which they were given, bought, or found along the route before or after for their camino journey?
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Added: by the way there is no commercial interest here. Neighbor does embroidery as a hobby
 

MTowers

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria to Santiago in 2015 and Camino Finisterre in September 2017
#10
What a beautiful memento of your Camino and its unique to you! Buen (future) caminos.
 

Iriebabel

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#11
What a beautiful memento of your Camino and its unique to you! Buen (future) caminos.
Thank you I will also have my 51st birthday on the camino so it is will be a very special momento
 
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Camino(s) past & future
Via Francigena (Zwolle, Netherlands to Rome) 2013
Camino Vienna to Santiago de Compostela 2018
#13
The day I walked up the Alpes on my way to Rome, I was very nervous. I had never seen the Alpes and they where so enormous and scary and I didn't know if I would be able to make it across. And then I saw a little wooden cross on the side of the road. I put it on my backpack and it's still there today. I like to believe someone was letting me know I wasn't alone.
 

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Sailor

Donante Vitalicio
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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Sin Fin
#14
My priceless items, a rosary given to me by Sister Maria from Los Filipenses of Carrion de los Condes inside the backpack, and our grandson's "walking sandal" hanging outside the backpack. I carry my backpack on all my training walks. Que la luz de Dios alumbre su camino. 20180306_142929.jpg
 

Iriebabel

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Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#15
The day I walked up the Alpes on my way to Rome, I was very nervous. I had never seen the Alpes and they where so enormous and scary and I didn't know if I would be able to make it across. And then I saw a little wooden cross on the side of the road. I put it on my backpack and it's still there today. I like to believe someone was letting me know I wasn't alone.
I’d like to think the same thing. It has served you well. Often the simplest thing is the most expressive
 

Iriebabel

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Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#16
My priceless items, a rosary given to me by Sister Maria from Los Filipenses of Carrion de los Condes inside the backpack, and our grandson's "walking sandal" hanging outside the backpack. I carry my backpack on all my training walks. Que la luz de Dios alumbre su camino. View attachment 39991
Important items indeed! Maybe one day your grandson will walk the camino
 

Bob Chambers

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Camino(s) past & future
Levant from Avila 2013
Frances (2018 or 2019)
#17
A very moving night in the Albergue of the 17th Century Monastery at Osiera The Hospitaliero brother Marie Claire gave us an icon, if you like. Now a treasured keepsake. Worth the divergence from the route, just to be taken on a tour of the dusty 17th century library and to attend the various services
 

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Iriebabel

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Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#19
A very moving night in the Albergue of the 17th Century Monastery at Osiera The Hospitaliero brother Marie Claire gave us an icon, if you like. Now a treasured keepsake. Worth the divergence from the route, just to be taken on a tour of the dusty 17th century library and to attend the various services
Beautiful!
 

kirkie

Pilgrim
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Camino(s) past & future
Frances(2006) portugues(2013)San Salvador (2017)
#21
I wanted to share a wonderful gift in honor of my first Camino in April, given to me by my neighbor who does embroidery

I was wondering if anybody else have any camino memorabilia ,unique or ordinary, which they were given, bought, or found along the route before or after for their camino journey?
View attachment 39962
Added: by the way there is no commercial interest here. Neighbor does embroidery as a hobby
A beautiful gift, as has been said. Thanks for opening this space for others to share theirs, and to give Andywild the chance to make us laugh!
 

Iriebabel

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#22
A beautiful gift, as has been said. Thanks for opening this space for others to share theirs, and to give Andywild the chance to make us laugh!
Thanks to you and all those who have come before me on the camino and to those who shared he in this post. All of you have already made a mark on my memory even before the start of my first camino . This includes andywild, He definately made me laugh
 

Walking Lover

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Camino(s) past & future
CdS from Leon to Santiago, June 16, 2016 to June 30, 2016.
#23
I wanted to share a wonderful gift in honor of my first Camino in April, given to me by my neighbor who does embroidery

I was wondering if anybody else have any camino memorabilia ,unique or ordinary, which they were given, bought, or found along the route before or after for their camino journey?
View attachment 39962
Added: by the way there is no commercial interest here. Neighbor does embroidery as a hobby
The shells I carry are my greatest treasures. After each Camino, I write the legs and the distances on the inside of the shell.
 

Jeff Crawley

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Ingles May 2018 completed - the Very Last Camino of All!
#24
Way Cool! I have to find a way to attach my rubber duckie
Rubber Dukkies for the Win - I used shock cord around the neck (cruel I know) but was still worried about loss so then tucked him inside!

On the subject of Rubber Duckies I heard a rumour the cathedral shop had pilgrim RDs for sale - can anybody confirm?
 

Iriebabel

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Start Walk SJPDP 1 April 2018
#25
Rubber Dukkies for the Win - I used shock cord around the neck (cruel I know) but was still worried about loss so then tucked him inside!

On the subject of Rubber Duckies I heard a rumour the cathedral shop had pilgrim RDs for sale - can anybody confirm?
Hahahha. I may have to try that. Poor duckie but he was safe inside . I hope they have rubber duckies in Saint Jean and Santiago. I will be looking
 

kirkie

Pilgrim
Donating Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances(2006) portugues(2013)San Salvador (2017)
#26
People, let me tell you that your passion is upholding an ancient practice! Dee Dyas, an Englishwoman, referred to that custom in her contribution to a conference on Pilgrimage that I attended in Waterford on Friday. If you look her up you will find a reference to her work and studies. I am not much good at reporting, except for odd stuff such as that there were 10 million visitors, pilgrims/tourists, recorded at all the Cathedrals in England and probably Wales. (I didn’t hear her mention the best wee country in the world). My own mementoes are either photos or imprints of people and places, so I have no shrines. That was another word she used, in the phrase ‘instant shrines’.for Uk and neighbouring countries, she gave Grenfell as an example. So, keep up ancient and universal customs! Leave tiny spaces in your minimalist packs for your memorabilia...
 
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Camino(s) past & future
Cami Sant Jaume (2017)
#27
In Catalunya, many of the farm tracks have broken brick, concrete and other masonry pounded into them. I don't know why. Where I live, New England, USA, woods trails sometimes have wood chips ground into them, especially in wet spots. On my 50 mile walk, I found ONE piece of glazed tile, blue and yellow and red, about an inch square. It's not religious or sacred or a shrine, just a nice, lightweight, little memento.
 

Jeff Crawley

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Ingles May 2018 completed - the Very Last Camino of All!
#28
In Catalunya, many of the farm tracks have broken brick, concrete and other masonry pounded into them. I don't know why. Where I live, New England, USA, woods trails sometimes have wood chips ground into them, especially in wet spots. On my 50 mile walk, I found ONE piece of glazed tile, blue and yellow and red, about an inch square. It's not religious or sacred or a shrine, just a nice, lightweight, little memento.
Rubble from a demolished building and cheaper, possibly more environmentally friendly (unless there is asbestos mixed in) than mixed stone freshly dug from a quarry. It would otherwise go to landfill.
 
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