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Currently walking the Camino Santiago.
Really disconnected from the rest of the world but fortunately able occasionally to check in here.
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us...and while you're at it, a bit of a helping hand with hobbits wouldn't go amiss...
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swampash wrote:
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Currently walking the Camino Santiago.
Really disconnected from the rest of the world but fortunately able occasionally to check in here.
That's class - it's on my bucket list!

How much of it are you doing Swampy? Had a friend do the full thing (starting at St Jean Pied de Port) a few years ago, and it really changed his life.
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Started also at St Jean Pied de Port. Plan is to see how far we can get in 4 to 5 weeks and then return in the Spring to complete it.
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us...and while you're at it, a bit of a helping hand with hobbits wouldn't go amiss...
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Heading out on an Elk hunt (or well armed camping trip) this morning we will be in the field for a little over a week. We will be just south of the Grand Canyon National Park at about 7,500 ft, a very diverse area ranging from scrub oak and chaparral to big Ponderosa Pines.

A little extreme just to miss the Liverpool game I realise, biut ...
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The Great Outdoors. Enjoy yourselves both of you and drink it in.
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swampash wrote:
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Started also at St Jean Pied de Port. Plan is to see how far we can get in 4 to 5 weeks and then return in the Spring to complete it.
I had to google this - you aren't walking all that way, are you? Fuck that, knackering
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Sid wrote:
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swampash wrote:
1 year ago
Started also at St Jean Pied de Port. Plan is to see how far we can get in 4 to 5 weeks and then return in the Spring to complete it.
I had to google this - you aren't walking all that way, are you? Fuck that, knackering
There's a film called "The Way" starring Martin Sheen (directed by his son, Emilio Estevez) - watch it.

It made me want to do it, only reality has gotten in the way lol
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It is fucking awesome. Had to hole up for three days after we both succumbed to a bad chest cold after getting caught out by a change in the weather.
Back on the walk again. Tonight in the last town in Navarra. Have totally fallen in love with Navarra wine. Unpretentious, full bodied, glorious young red wines. Where else in the world can you buy a glass of booze for just one Euro that tastes this good?
Might need to reset my palate tomorrow though when we pass into Rioja territory. I do like a good Rioja!
Distant greetings to all!
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RedDevilinAZ wrote:
1 year ago
Heading out on an Elk hunt (or well armed camping trip) this morning we will be in the field for a little over a week. We will be just south of the Grand Canyon National Park at about 7,500 ft, a very diverse area ranging from scrub oak and chaparral to big Ponderosa Pines.

A little extreme just to miss the Liverpool game I realise, biut ...
Enjoy!
Could have got you to grab me some elk hair - really useful for fly tying. But bought a stash a few weeks ago.
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us...and while you're at it, a bit of a helping hand with hobbits wouldn't go amiss...
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Pikey McScum wrote:
1 year ago
Sid wrote:
1 year ago
swampash wrote:
1 year ago
Started also at St Jean Pied de Port. Plan is to see how far we can get in 4 to 5 weeks and then return in the Spring to complete it.
I had to google this - you aren't walking all that way, are you? Fuck that, knackering
There's a film called "The Way" starring Martin Sheen (directed by his son, Emilio Estevez) - watch it.

It made me want to do it, only reality has gotten in the way lol
Will update more on return - but keep it on your list Pikey!
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us...and while you're at it, a bit of a helping hand with hobbits wouldn't go amiss...
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