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Photographs wanted of memorials for pilgrims who died on the Camino

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sillydoll

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For many years I've kept a memorial record of pilgrims who have died on the Camino. As far as possible, I have tried to include a photograph of a memorial erected by their loved ones. If you have any photographs of memorials in honour of the pilgrims who passed away on the Caminos, especially those in 2017 and 2018, please could you share them with me.
amawalkerscamino (at) mweb . co . za

Their names can be found here: https://amawalker.blogspot.com/2016/12/memorials-to-pilgrims-who-died-on-camino.html
 

Paul McAmino

Blue Ridge
Camino(s) past & future
2012 SJPP-Burgos, 2014 Burgos-Leon, 2018 Leon-Santiago
For many years I've kept a memorial record of pilgrims who have died on the Camino. As far as possible, I have tried to include a photograph of a memorial erected by their loved ones. If you have any photographs of memorials in honour of the pilgrims who passed away on the Caminos, especially those in 2017 and 2018, please could you share them with me.
amawalkerscamino (at) mweb . co . za

Their names can be found here: https://amawalker.blogspot.com/2016/12/memorials-to-pilgrims-who-died-on-camino.html
For many years I've kept a memorial record of pilgrims who have died on the Camino. As far as possible, I have tried to include a photograph of a memorial erected by their loved ones. If you have any photographs of memorials in honour of the pilgrims who passed away on the Caminos, especially those in 2017 and 2018, please could you share them with me.
amawalkerscamino (at) mweb . co . za

Their names can be found here: https://amawalker.blogspot.com/2016/12/memorials-to-pilgrims-who-died-on-camino.html
Hi,
Not sure just what this is. It’s on the Camino, to the left, just before O Cebreiro.
It seems to be older than the time frame you’re looking for, judging by the date in the 90s.
Good luck with your request.
All the best,
Paul

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MickMac

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Frances 2013
Frances 2016
Frances 2017
Frances 2018
Frances 2018
Ponferrada-Santiago
July 2019
Hi,
Not sure just what this is. It’s on the Camino, to the left, just before O Cebreiro.
It seems to be older than the time frame you’re looking for, judging by the date in the 90s.
Good luck with your request.
All the best,
Paul

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Pia Valbak Schmidt

Pilgrim, DK, Caminos 2007,09,11,12,13,14.15,16,18
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Thank you for your great work with your website. I read it sometimes to remind me that one cannot be sure when our steps end. The picture of my husbands memorial is on your site. Arne Skov Schmidt, May, 16th. 2011 🍀
 

sillydoll

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I have seen the memorial your family erected there a number of times Pia. Some stories I've read about the trail say that the stars in the Camino de las Estrella (Milky Way) are those who have ascended into heaven to watch over pilgrims as they make their way to Santiago.
 

DBride

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Frances from Burgos April 2019
It's very noble to do this. In the memory of all this people. I'll check my photos.
 

MileHighPair

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2012, '14: Frances
2015: Chimayo, USA.
2016, '17: VdlP
2018: Madrid, Ourense, Salvador, Primitivo
You have Michael listed on your blog, and here is a picture of his memorial as seen in 2017. Thank you for your effort in this!
 

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Trude

Active Member
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Camino Francais 2013 Finnestere, Muxia 2013, 2017
Norte 2014, Francais, 2015, 2016, VDLP 2017
For many years I've kept a memorial record of pilgrims who have died on the Camino. As far as possible, I have tried to include a photograph of a memorial erected by their loved ones. If you have any photographs of memorials in honour of the pilgrims who passed away on the Caminos, especially those in 2017 and 2018, please could you share them with me.
amawalkerscamino (at) mweb . co . za

Their names can be found here: https://amawalker.blogspot.com/2016/12/memorials-to-pilgrims-who-died-on-camino.html
 

MileHighPair

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
2012, '14: Frances
2015: Chimayo, USA.
2016, '17: VdlP
2018: Madrid, Ourense, Salvador, Primitivo
On the Camino de Madrid
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@jsalt Do we have verification that Peter Catlow died while on Camino? It seems like I've read that this is simply a memorial to a "fellow-caminoist" and not a memorial to one who passed while on Camino. I could be wrong, I'm just thinking there should be some verification, either way. Mike.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Portugués, Francés, Le Puy, Rota Vicentina, Soulac, Norte, Madrid, Salvador, Primitivo, Aragonés
@jsalt Do we have verification that Peter Catlow died while on Camino? It seems like I've read that this is simply a memorial to a "fellow-caminoist" and not a memorial to one who passed while on Camino. I could be wrong, I'm just thinking there should be some verification, either way. Mike.
I don’t know. I posted the photo because the memorial sign was nailed to a tree beside the path in a fairly remote spot. Why nail the memorial to that particular tree? Maybe others can enlighten us.
 

MileHighPair

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2012, '14: Frances
2015: Chimayo, USA.
2016, '17: VdlP
2018: Madrid, Ourense, Salvador, Primitivo

sillydoll

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Thanks for the photos and input on names missing from the memorials.
 

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