Category Archives: Barcelona

ARRIVEDERCI EUROPE

It’s been an absorbing and revitalizing two months. I apologize for the silence and beg your forgiveness. No excuses, simply cocooning. November in Sicily was spectacular. The island is like a country all its own. I liken Sicily to an … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER CAMINO 

I’m in Barcelona for the night with a couple I met on the Camino. I’m staying in a quaint little hotel: Hostal Martina, near Spain’s Arc de Triumph (http://www.hostalmartinabarcelona.com/en/presentacion)       I fly to Paris tomorrow for a little … Continue reading

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FORGETTING TO REMEMBER

“The Camino whispers to your heart, gently reminding you of what you once knew made you happy.” ~ Shauna Marie MacDonald   One of the many gifts the Camino provides, is the ability to be in the present moment. When focus … Continue reading

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WALK WITH ME IN BARCELONA

I arrived in one piece… delayed, NOT discouraged.   

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TESTING GRATITUDE

It was a frantic Easter weekend preparing my home, luggage and life for a year overseas. April 6th: Easter Monday was D-Day. My original KLM departure was cancelled, I was rebooked on an Air Canada flight. Brimming with Gratitude, Barcelona … Continue reading

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WALK WITH ME

The commencement of training for my Camino began a few weeks back. With a mid April, start date in glaring view, I’ve stepped up my conditioning to walking several hours per day. The Camino de Santiago requires me to walk … Continue reading

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LINEN AND LIES

The afternoon sun embellishes the delicate threads of my linen shirt as it dries on the rooftop clothesline of my daughter’s apartment in Barcelona. This was my chance to snap one of those ‘artsy’ photos I always want to take. … Continue reading

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EYES ON BAH-THA-LONA

Four weeks in Barcelona to write, decorate, absorb a new language, and visit with my daughter & her boyfriend. There’s not a single reason to shield my eyes from the Spanish-Splendour surrounding me… then again the day is young. Adhering … Continue reading

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