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  • Day37

    Status update

    October 9, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    Unpacked, showered, legs shaved, jeans on & alarms turned off. Body starting to hurt but I've finished.

    gary allsopp

    Congratulations Lisa , what an effort.. you have done well . very happy for you .

    Lauren Allsopp

    I agree, what an achievement to have made in your life! Can't wait to hear about it xx

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    Day 35. Santiago (finish line)

    October 9, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Finally i have arrived, it's done and complete.


    nola chapman

    great achievement. well done

    Sandie Allsopp

    You done it, fantastic xxxxxx

    Sandie Allsopp

    I don't know what else to say you will be glad to hear. So proud of you x

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    Day 34. Pedrouzo

    October 8, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Well another 27km day under the belt and only one day to go now!!! and less than 20kms too!

    Today we passed the 20km mark and amazing feeling knowing only one day left till we reach Santiago! Trust me my body is feeling every bit of the last 34 day (780kms).

    Many know that I suggested that the proclaimers 500miles was my theme song well today I saw the sign that it was the right decision!! "I will walk 500 miles".

    Well until tomorrow and my numerous posts to celebrate the completion of this adventure, Buen Camino xxx
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    Sandie Allsopp

    Da ra da da xx

    gary allsopp

    fantastic effort , the finish line is in sight.. what an achievement, go for it... enjoy the last day .. well done Lisa..

    Lisa Allsopp

    Thanks Dad, today's the day

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    Day 33. Ribadiso

    October 7, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Wow. Our last big walk day today, the last to are a little shorter than today's 30kms!

    But today's learn for me. When you stop to decide if you face the new challenge or turn around and go back the way you came. Always take the new challenge, no matter how hard that challenge is, how long it will take or fearful you are. Because if you turn back you will be no more successful than you already are. Take that new challenge because no matter how long it takes you, you will do it, you will finish and you will be successful!

    Time to rest for me now, with only 2x days to go I need to soak up every moment.

    Buen Camino xxx
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    gary allsopp

    well done Lisa , the experience of a lifetime , looks hard and difficult but the effort has all been worthwhile . great photo's and commentary , I have enjoyed being on the trip with you , even if I am in the comfort of my home. Not long to go now.. enjoy the last few Km's..

    Sandie Allsopp

    Sending the 3 of you lots of love and admiration for your final day's walk xxx

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    Day 32. Palas de Rei

    October 6, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Well we are getting so close now!!!!!!

    Today was the first rainy day and it was amazing, so beautiful. After walking early in the morning and watching the world wake up, seeing the rain freshen up our surrounding was beautiful.

    But we arrived cold, wet and tired. We shower and rested and now time for some blue cheese macaroni before a movie in bed to end the day.
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    Day 31. Portomarin

    October 5, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Wow today is a milestone day.
    1. A very busy day , full of new starters & day packers, new shoes clothes & bags.
    2. We crossed the 100kms mark (700kms down & 100kms to go)
    3. Crossing the 100km mark means we are now in double digit territory with only 4 walking days to go !!

    Seeing all the newcomers and there clean clothes, small bags and jolly smiles was hard at first, just like they said it would be, but we are all here to do our Camino our way so no judgement just a challenging moment to overcome.

    Well another big day tomorrow, but we are just getting so close now, I can feel the excitement of the end!!
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    Sandie Allsopp

    Go girls you are so amazing x

    Sandie Allsopp

    You look fantastic

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    Day 30. SARRIA!

    October 4, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

    The official start of the last 100kms (needed to complete to receive the official completion certificate) here we go.

    I must say, today was my day. We left later, something I wasn't sure I wanted to do at all, but I stayed back from the group to walk by myself and it was just what I needed. I feel like I owned today, it was a hard day (lots of up and down mountains) but for me it was my easiest, I didn't struggle mentally to get though the day and before I knew it, we where in Sarria.

    Now after a shower, lunch and a big walk around town (as if a 20km walk here wasn't enough 😂😂) a rest in bed before I pack my bag for the morning and head out to dinner.

    Only 5 walking days to go, 5 days, I can't believe we are at this point already.

    Today I am more proud of myself then I have ever been !!

    Buen Camino!!
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    Sandie Allsopp

    I am so proud of you too. Well done. Enjoy the last few walking days x

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    28. La Laguna

    October 2, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    A 29kms day. All uphill through the mountains, very very challenging. But video called Dad at lunchtime from the top of the mountains to wish him a happy birthday, very emotional but lovely just what I needed to keep going. Tomorrow we climb the rest of the mountain.! Buen CaminoRead more

    Sandie Allsopp

    😘 Take care of yourself on that mountain. You are going so well

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    Day 27. Villafranca

    October 1, 2018 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    A very long 32kms day today, 90% on pavement/road. But nevertheless we are moving forward, heading towards the final few days, after tomorrow less than 200kms to go!!

    Time for the mountains again!

    Sandie Allsopp

    Home stretch