Leaving Estella on a warm, sunny morning felt like stepping into a fairy tale. We met and talked to pilgrims from the beginning, and several of them commented how sweet it was to see people walking hand in hand. It’s just how we are; it’s what we do. Luckily we walk at the same speed … More CF Day 1 – Estella to Los Arcos
This year I have joined the Ramblers again and fully intend to go for more local walkies. Reading through the stuff they sent me and looking at the pictures I noticed that many Ramblers use gaiters. That made me think. I do own a pair of gaiters, expensive ones and goretex no less, but they weigh … More Gaiters – good or bad?
One of the possible challenges/changes I set myself for my Camino Sola in September 2015 was to sleep in albergues only and don’t take part in the bed race, but rather leave my money with the albergues, especially the donativos, which need it the most. I also wanted to try to choose only top bunks, as … More Challenges and changes – Top bunks and donativos
If you look at the address bar on your browser, it should now say somewhereslowly.com and no longer nidarosa.wordpress.com. It seems to transfer fine from the old address to the new one, so your old links will still work, or you can change it to this new one. I feel a little bit excited, actually, … More A change of address
I am now back from my Hadrian’s Wall Path walk and comfortably settled on the sofa again. (It won’t last long; more of which later.) A short summary might be in order: We called ourselves Contrarians, as we walked it from West to East, unlike the great majority of Wall Walkers (Conformists), but were pleased … More Back from Hadrian’s Wall!
Hi there, this is a trial post to see if WordPress will work on my mobile, something that Blogger never managed without crashing. In due course (ie after the deadline I have at the moment) I will transfer and expand on my posts on the previous blog. I might as well test the photo insert … More Testing…