As the rain falls we continue walking … to the end of the world, for carers.
It can be hard to ask for help.
From Porto to Arcos to the beautiful Barcelos, Kiwi carers are ambling their way to Santiago.
Aucklander Bill Bycroft has made it to Porto with his camera gear and his skateboard!
Family carers Marilyn McGougan of Auckland, and Jan Foster of Cambridge, are making short work of the Camino Portugues. But even they get lost sometimes!
“If I don’t do it now I may never do it,” said Vivienne, when agreeing to join other family carers on their 240 kilometre Walk for Wellbeing. Now, she’s on her way to Porto in Portugal to join the group, whose walk starts on 2 May.
Just one more sleep until our group of Kiwi carers begins the walk to Finisterre, once known as the end of the world.
A first and only visit to Singapore resulted in her partner’s life-threatening hospitalisation during their ‘trip of a lifetime’. En route to the Carers Walk for Wellbeing in Portugal and Spain, Laurie stopped off in Singapore. To complete some unfinished business.