The next few posts will be about my final few days in June on the Camino, Here goes nothing. The difference between these and the other posts is I wrote no notes […]
Hi. I'm David and welcome to the Clearskies Camino blog. I live in Dublin, Ireland and have walked a number of pilgrimages including the Camino Francés and Camino Portugués.
My love for writing began on returning from my 2nd Camino de Santiago in June 2012. I had been writing a journal while on the Camino Francés and it made sense to write my thoughts online. As the Camino became more of my life, so did the urge to give something back.
The Camino de Santiago is a pilgrimage but in my eyes, it is so much more. It is a great way of meeting people and a great way of getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day life. There are many Caminos to Santiago from all across Europe, but my experiences have mainly been on Camino Francés; an ancient trail covering 800 kilometres across Northern Spain ending in the city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.
Right! It’s that time of the year again! The time of the year I become one with nature and at the same time do my bit for charity. From the start of […]
I always ask myself where would I be without music in my life. Could I go about my day and not have the radio on, or fire up iTunes and play it […]
I’m possibly the only person not to have seen the film “Into the Wild”, based on a book of the same name and directed by Sean Penn. It is basically about one […]
I’m stuck between a rock and a hard place at the moment. Let me explain why. At the start of 2011, I received a CIP (Certified Insurance Practitioner) qualification which I had […]
Hey guys Thanks for reading the previous 4 posts. It was fun writing them but I am going to stop where I left off. It has been a while since my last […]
Day Four – 26th May 2012 – Wir Schaffen Das!! Rabanal de Camino – Molinaseca I had been looking forward to this for a while now. It was one of the longer […]
Day Three – 25th May 2012 – El Ganso is really a town! Astorga – Rabanal del Camino (Feb 2013: As this is the most viewed webpage on my blog, I thought I […]
Day Two – 25th May 2012 – Right into the middle of nowhere Leon – Hospital de Orbigo – Astorga The next morning I woke up sometime after 6am and while I […]
Well I’m just back from my 10 day trip to the Camino de Santiago – 7 days walking, 3 days not. This time was different to last time as I had decided […]