Life with Ruth and Gord

Ruth and Gord's Experiences with Slow Travel

We are a Canadian couple who have fallen in love with travelling slowly under our own power. Whenever we can, we love to travel either on foot or by bike.

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Plaza Mayor Madrid was having a very unusual heatwave in June, with temperatures up to 40 degrees. Geraldine picking out some shorts for Gord Madrid is a wonderful place to overdose on art After two nights in Santiago we took the fast train to Madrid.  The...

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Santiago de Compostella

Santiago de Compostella

We walked into Santiago on June 15th, for the second time in one year. The square was full of pilgrims like ourselves feeling a mixture of elation, relief and sadness. I’ve told a few pilgrims that I’m on the Camino to get over my shyness. This is usually...

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