This is my first post of 2022, a first of many, I hope. I hope you all had a good break and enjoyed the New Year. To be quite honest, I have never been fond of New Year’s Eve. Are we celebrating the passage of time or are we looking forward to something unknown? TS Elliot once said, “Every moment is a fresh beginning”. We shouldn’t put so much energy into one night but try to better ourselves each day. Regardless, we are in 2022 and I can’t but feel hopeful.
You might have noticed some improvements to the blog over the last few days. I am glad to have a few days annual leave which allowed me the opportunity to revamp the design. As we are getting closer to 2022 and the New Year, it was high time to make the site presentable. So after... Continue Reading →
It has been a month since I returned home from my Camino and I have reluctantly returned to the swing of things. I was very grateful to have the chance to go and I met so many good people. I felt on a high when I returned. I felt free and even though it was... Continue Reading →
September 5th 2021 - Day 5 Carrion de los Condés to LedigosDistance: 25.4 kmAlbergue: Albergue La Morena I had one of my best sleeps yet in Carrion and I was refreshed for another day's walking. I left early on my own before 7 am to avoid the upcoming heat. The walk from Carrion de los... Continue Reading →
September 4th 2021 - Day 4 Boadilla to Carrion de los CondésDistance: 24.5 kmAlbergue: Hostel Santiago From Boadilla to Carrion de los Condés, the Camino is relatively straight and flat however we are introduced to the monotone Senda del Peregrino - the walkway beside the main road. The temperatures were predicted to be close to... Continue Reading →
September 3rd 2021 - Day 3 Castrojeriz to Boadilla del CaminoDistance: 19kmAlbergue: Albergue En El Camino Another amazing morning started off with breakfast in the albergue. I gathered my things from the dorm room and made my way (bag in hand) to the kitchen. There were cereals of all types available, juices, teas and coffee... Continue Reading →
September 2nd 2021 - Day 2 Hornillos del Camino to CastrojerizDistance: 20kmAlbergue: Albergue Rosalia After a fantastic evening in Hornillos, I woke up with the rest of the room packing their bags and gathering their things. I guess it was close to 6.30 am at this time so there was no excuse for me to... Continue Reading →