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Windswept's last camino post - ever.

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
 

mspath

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances, autumn/winter; 2004, 2005-2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Windswept,

Thanks from all your digital friends and fans here on the Forum. Your comments have added so much to our dreams and memories.

Godspeed and in the truest sense, Ultreia,

Margaret Meredith
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Windswept,

Thanks from all your digital friends and fans here on the Forum. Your comments have added so much to our dreams and memories.

Godspeed and in the truest sense, Ultreia,

Margaret Meredith
Thank you, Margaret. It was great to have you with me. As you say. No endings, only beginnings. Ultreia
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) SJPDP-SDC
Camino Norte 2018
Pilgrims Office Volunteer 2018
Happy trails Windswept!!!

Perhaps we will hike together some day in the UK. Cheers to you and yours. Ed
 

Me Fein

Member
Camino(s) past & future
Portomarin - SdC( May 2010), SJdPP - Muxia (Sept/Oct 2012), Lisbon - SdC (April/May 2013), Seville -Muxia (April/May2014), Irun - Oviedo ( Oct 2015),Primitivo + Verde +Ingles (June 2016),Madrid -Sahagun + Camino del Salvador(April 2017)
Your blog brought back great memories. I walked Via de la Plata last year
Thank you
Buen Camino for your journeys in UK
Maura
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
Although I wish you all well on the UK "Caminos" I'm searching for Unlike button which doesn't seem to be there when you need it. ;)

Thank you very much for your postings!!! Go home and hug your wifey :)

Ultreia!
 
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LauraK

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Leon-Santiago (2004) Roncesvalles-Leon (2006) Camino Frances (2012) Kumano Kodo-Japan (2014) Camino Sanabres/Salamanca-Santiago (March 2015) Camino Del Salvador and Camino Primativo (Oct 2015)
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
Thank you windswept for a delightful journey...I have looked forward to your posts and will miss them! Keep on writing. You are very talented. Always wanted to do some hiking in UK...maybe I'll see you some day!
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011 April, 2014 March) San Salvador, Primitivo, Finisterre, Muxia (June 2015) Del Norte (Sept/Oct 2016)
UK walks will be wonderful! And I hope you will write about them.

I have really enjoyed following your blog and am looking forward to the film.

Buen camino windswept!
 

Kiwi-family

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Past: (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)-Frances, Baztan, San Salvador, Primitivo, Fisterra,VdlP, Madrid
Please at the very least least let us know when there's a new blog....maybe windswept winds through windermere
 

dougfitz

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Spain: Mar 2010, Apr 2012, May/Jun 2016. Norway/Sweden: 2012, 2018. Other: 2011
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
I hope you don't abandon the forum entirely, and come back from to time to time and share the gems and knowledge you have.
 

PEI_Heather

Canadian Member
Camino(s) past & future
2016 - Voie de la Nive
2012, 2016 - Frances
2013 - Portuguese
2012, 2013 - Finesterre & Muxia
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
Never say never, Windswept! :)
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Although I wish you all well on the UK "Caminos" I'm searching for Unlike button which doesn't seem to be there when you need it. ;)

Thank you very much for your postings!!! Go home and hug your wifey :)

Ultreia!
Thank you for your support kinky one it's hard to believe it's all over. But there are lots of pilgrim trails in the UK so I do have something to look forward to
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
I hope you don't abandon the forum entirely, and come back from to time to time and share the gems and knowledge you have.
Thank you Doug. I will certainly be avidly reading the forum and through those setting out on their great adventures will be walking every step of the Way with them.
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Hi rach
Please at the very least least let us know when there's a new blog....maybe windswept winds through windermere
Next year I'm going to walk through the Cotswolds to Bath Abbey. A little story, if may. I have a friend who is a little younger than me and in 2014 was diagnosed with a cancer that would, he was told, end his life in the september of that year. He is fighter. Last year when I walked the Portuguese I lit a candle for him when I arrived at Santiago. This year in every church I visited on the VdlP I did the same. He is still live and still fighting. So you see, I have to keep,walking and lighting candles for him each year. Will it do any good? Well, it won't do any harm, that's for sure. And as long as he lives I will keep walking for him.
 
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windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Thank you
UK walks will be wonderful! And I hope you will write about them.

I have really enjoyed following your blog and am looking forward to the film.

Buen camino windswept!
, Norelle, I will certainly ne doing a blog on them. Next year it will be across the Cotswolds to Bath Abbey.
 

vgen5122

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (August 19-sept 30,2013) (8/2017)
It is my hope that you will stick with the forum. You Can be a wealth of information to the pilgrims that are just starting on this journey for the first time.. After the Camino your journey continues...it may be a different path, or a different road, but the journey continues. Happy trails to you and Buen Camino.
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
It is my hope that you will stick with the forum. You Can be a wealth of information to the pilgrims that are just starting on this journey for the first time.. After the Camino your journey continues...it may be a different path, or a different road, but the journey continues. Happy trails to you and Buen Camino.
I will be more than happy to add what I can and be small part of great team that is always willing to hold out a hand in friendship to those who may be unsure or simply need a hand to hold. Thank you for your kind wishes
 

CaminoDebrita

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances SJPP to SdC Oct/Nov 2015
Frances Burgos toSdC March/April 2016
W. Highland Way August 2016
Camino Somewhere September 2017
Thanks to all of you who have been with me on my journey, I really have enjoyed your company. For those who have done the trek I hope I have brought back some treasured memories, for those setting out, you will have hard days but they will be far outweighed by the good ones. Never look back at where you have come from and always look forward to where you are going to. And before you know it you will have arrived.

I have promised my long suffering wife that this will be my last Camino, and from now on all my walking will,take place in the UK which I have sadly neglected over the last few years.

My last blog is at.

www.dartmoorwalker.blogspot.co.uk

In the next few days I will be posting the video I made along the Way. It is around thirty five minutes long.
It will prove to be the perfect cure for insomnia. I'll post a link here when it's up.

Goodbye and God Bless.
You know, I just have to add a thought here.

My husband left this morning for three days in the wilderness. I would have gone, but some duties around the homestead, along with a little touch of some bug I can't shake, have kept me here.

Never would I deny my husband a trip if it called him. Did she suffer because you want on Camino? Looking at your Camino journeys--three?--I wonder if she ever went with you. What does she like doing? I'm curious now....Does she ever travel?

I know you're going to be trekking in your home country, so I bet you will be continuing on with your amazing journeys...forever!
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
You know, I just have to add a thought here.

My husband left this morning for three days in the wilderness. I would have gone, but some duties around the homestead, along with a little touch of some bug I can't shake, have kept me here.

Never would I deny my husband a trip if it called him. Did she suffer because you want on Camino? Looking at your Camino journeys--three?--I wonder if she ever went with you. What does she like doing? I'm curious now....Does she ever travel?

I know you're going to be trekking in your home country, so I bet you will be continuing on with your amazing journeys...forever!
Ups, I think you're opening the whole new chapter here :eek::D
 

CaminoDebrita

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances SJPP to SdC Oct/Nov 2015
Frances Burgos toSdC March/April 2016
W. Highland Way August 2016
Camino Somewhere September 2017
Ups, I think you're opening the whole new chapter here :eek::D
I love Windswept, and I just feel like I detect a wee note of sadness in his final farewell.

You know, it could be the post-Camino blues! What do you think? Could be!
 

KinkyOne

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
I love Windswept, and I just feel like I detect a wee note of sadness in his final farewell.

You know, it could be the post-Camino blues! What do you think? Could be!
After three consecutive Caminos it must have been ;)
Let's just wait and see...
 

Mystery

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Walking 8-10km daily, 3-4 gym sessions and swimming per week in preparation to hopefully do VDLP from Salamanca to Santiago de Compostela in May, 2016
Thank you once again Windswept ..... good luck to you.
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
Thank you once again Windswept ..... good luck to you.
Thank you, Mystery. As soon as I get my video onto You tube in the next day or so you will have an idea of what you will see. Good luck with the training, keep,it up, it will stand you in good stead, particulary if you take the Ourense route and go over the hills to Zafra.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2000-2004,2006), Via De La Plata, Camino De Madrid, The Oberstrasse, Camino Ingles
I don't think you can give up the camino as easily as that!

I walked my first camino in 2000 and its still in my blood and my spirit!

I want to walk another camino after an 8 year hiatus, but I need several years to prepare for it as I am so unfit and overweight.

Have you walked the West Highland Way or the Coast to Coast routes?
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
I don't think you can give up the camino as easily as that!

I walked my first camino in 2000 and its still in my blood and my spirit!

I want to walk another camino after an 8 year hiatus, but I need several years to prepare for it as I am so unfit and overweight.

Have you walked the West Highland Way or the Coast to Coast routes?
Hi Caroline, not yet, which is why I what to do a bit more in the UK
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2000-2004,2006), Via De La Plata, Camino De Madrid, The Oberstrasse, Camino Ingles
My partner and I were down in Oakhampton last year staying with a friend and we took daily train and bus journeys to the north and south coasts. I noticed when we were in Penzance and Mousehole that there was a coastal trail all around the south coast. Have you walked that?
 

windswept

Windswept
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2011) Camino Portuguese (2014) Camino del la Plata 2015
My partner and I were down in Oakhampton last year staying with a friend and we took daily train and bus journeys to the north and south coasts. I noticed when we were in Penzance and Mousehole that there was a coastal trail all around the south coast. Have you walked that?
Hi Caroline,

What you saw was the south west coast path walk that is 620 miles long and goes from Poole to Minehead. It is a superb coastal walk. I have walked several sections of as it is passes within a few miles of my house.
 

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