Since Friday..

Let me apologise! The intention was to keep you updated a little bit more than this but I was busy over the weekend. Here goes... The Camino Society held their first monthly walk of 2019 in Glencullen. There are tonnes of trails there and the Dublin Mountains Way runs through it. I won't go into... Continue Reading →

Something new for 2019..

I made this news known to my Instagram followers a few weeks back so I'm a little unsure why I haven't written something about it since here. It's no great shake, no major event, just a new hobby that I hope to take up and fill in the gaps. I have purchased a new Canon... Continue Reading →

A few more items bought…

Today was fun, all Camino related. I spent the morning in Dublin city centre at a Spanish class devouring the future tense (not something I am common with) before taking a trip to my favourite outdoor store to purchase last-minute Camino items. Thank you Christmas vouchers! 1 ) Columbia full zip fleece - I have... Continue Reading →

More practice required..

When was the last time I walked more than 20k? It was probably in September before Burgos, watching the sunrise over the cathedral while the sun sets on my Camino. It was a good time and 20k was a breeze. I had good company and many good conversations. Burgos cathedral Since the New Year, I... Continue Reading →

Two recent additions to ClearskiesCamino

Today, I have added 2 new files to the Camino Resources section of the blog - one gives a breakdown of how many pilgrims reached Santiago in 2018 and the other is my Packing List for my upcoming Celtic Camino in May. I hope they prove useful to you. packinglistcelticcaminoDownload pilgrimstats2018-convertedDownload

Weekend Watch #38 – A Brother’s Way

I stumbled across this 90-minute movie on YouTube today. In May to June 2018, Jeremy Frick walked the Camino de Santiago from France to the ocean to deliver his brother's ashes. Five years prior, his brother, Jimmy, died in a sudden accident. It is incredibly moving, especially when he arrives at the Cruz de Ferro.... Continue Reading →

2018 becomes 2019…

So here we are..2019! Happy New Year! The celebrations are over, the good cutlery has been put away and we have settled down to another year. I hope you had a good few weeks. Christmas has been good in the Smith household. Strangely enough, the last time I felt this way was January 2018 and... Continue Reading →

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