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The Aussie Camino – Summary Post and Links

I  am just writing an article now for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s Kairos magazine on the Aussie Camino, and I thought it might be helpful to put in one post the links to all my posts plus the photos … Continue reading

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In the End…

  Love is most nearly itself When here and now cease to matter. Old men ought to be explorers Here or there does not matter We must be still and still moving Into another intensity For a further union, a … Continue reading

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Almost there…

Due to an error of advance planning, I ended up walking the entire day on my own. We had gathered at the foyer of Jen’s Hotel and were waiting to get going, and while waiting, I decided to go across … Continue reading

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Encounters along the Way

Today, at last, we left the sea shore and began heading north. It was a completely different kind of day to previously, because I had predetermined to visit my brother Gary who lives on the North West corner of Mount … Continue reading

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Crossing Boundaries

Today was “hump day” – we passed our half way mark in both time and distance on the Aussie Camino. We also crossed the Victorian/South Australian border. And left the sea shore for the last time. And I took a … Continue reading

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On the Beach Again

Not much time tonight for writing – and a bit sore and tired too. Today’s leg of the pilgrimage covered the one outstanding difficulty of the route of this Camino – the section between Bridgewater Lakes and Lake Mombeong – … Continue reading

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There are quicker ways of getting to Penola…

The scenery is simply spectacular, but the going is tough on this leg. We did 20km today from the School Camp at the small Cape Bridgewater township around to the freshwater Bridgewater Lakes. I noticed that many of us were … Continue reading

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It’s longer on the inside

We more or less walked the coastal route today from Portland to Cape Nelson light house and then to Cape Bridgewater. It was physically a lot more demanding than I expected – with a lot of ups and downs and … Continue reading

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On the Aussie Camino

  It is not my intention on this pilgrimage to write an exhaustive account at the end of each day. If you want to know what the Aussie Camino is, google it. You will find several good accounts from its … Continue reading

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Do you know this priest?

Earlier today, I came across this photograph below, and did not immediately recognise the priest holding the monstrance. Wondering if others would have the same difficulty, I did a quick survey of my co-workers in the Archdiocesan office, and found … Continue reading

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