Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim: A Midlife Misadventure on Spain’s Camino de Santiago In this wickedly funny account, Jane Christmas describes her pilgrimage along Spain’s infamous Camino de Santiago de Compostela in celebration of her fiftieth birthday. Somehow she finds herself leading fourteen squabbling middle-aged women—until she…

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Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step We set off from Monte Do Gonzo (also known as the Camino Prison Camp) around 8 am.  It was our last day and we would be arriving in Santiago De Compostella around noon.  I didn’t want it to end, but the competitor…

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Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step We left Pamplona in the Spanish heat and started our way up towards the famous metal/iron sculptures at Alto del Perdon.  If you have seen the film “The Way” this is where Yoast realises that you can actually bike the Camino rather…

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Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I always walk with Nordic Poles, mainly due to being a Nordic Walker for many years, but also out of pure habit.  A pole becomes part of you and I now feel uncomfortable if I walk without a pole.  A pole creates…

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Introduction Sitting in the Orisson we all witnessed a rather large German guy stumble through the doors.  We had been patiently waiting for him as most of the pilgrims in the room had passed him during the day.  He was not a well chap (only had 68% lung capacity), but he was also carrying a…

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