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Day 1: In Flight

As it turns out, travelling between airports in London can be a pretty harrowing experience.

I had a three and a half hour gap between my two flights today, which theoretically meant that I could have taken it easy and relaxed in Gatwick with a bite to eat before boarding to Porto. 705 more words

Why are we doing this?

    I will admit our journey is a combination of both spiritual and adventure. As mentioned in 393 more words

    Week 1

    Day 2 Roncesvalles to Larrasoana 

    When I was in Grammar school, the nuns spoke often about “the grace of final perseverance”. Strictly speaking it’s about remaining faithful until your last breath More generally, it means persevere, don’t give up / don’t give in no matter what. 156 more words

    A Day on El Camino

    “The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.” –GK Chesterton

    Never have I understood these words more than while walking the ancient pilgrimage called 

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    St Jean Pied De Port 

    Short train ride from Bayonne to St Jean this morning.

    This is where the journey begins for us. We stopped at the Pilgrim Office for our passports (more on that later) then had lunch in this beautiful and ancient town… 77 more words


    Day 71 - Rest day, Bilbao

    Woke his morning to a foggy, damp world. The river is about 30 metres from the hotel, and was invisible; I could see the glow of car headlights, but not much else. 474 more words

    Racing to Roncevaux

    What a truly invigorating couple of days. 48 hours later, I am settled into my hostel after having made (arguably) the most physically difficult trek of the walk over the French Pyrenees and an equally difficult portion today thanks to the 100 degree heat. 419 more words