Post-Camino Equipment Shakedown

So how did my gear get on after my Camino? In this post, I will tell you how the kit I brought fared and if it needs any improvement. Backpack – Lowe Alpine 35litre Trail - I loved this pack. It served me well. It didn't cause me any problems. I suppose the only issue I had,... Continue Reading →

Hace dos meses….

I returned from Burgos on the 14th of September with a new found energy, and maybe a desire to return again. But surely that isn't that bad? Nearly two months have passed since I returned to Ireland. Since then, I have tried to keep the Camino alive. Many times have I wanted to book a... Continue Reading →

So why the Camino de Santiago?

I was out with some good pilgrim friends last evening and naturally enough, the Camino was brought up during our conversation. One of the many questions was "So how did everyone hear about the Camino?" which is a perfectly fine question. I didn't get a chance to answer, however, and as my story is not... Continue Reading →

An Exciting Few Months…

It may as well be April. The clocks have gone forward and already the first sign of summer is in the air. Friends have reached Santiago already (Buen Camino L!) which only increases my urgency to return to Spain and search for the yellow arrows. But the next few months are busy. You could say I... Continue Reading →

First post of 2018..

I haven't left you, you'll be glad to hear. I can't believe it's nearly a month since I last wrote here. Time flies so fast. I keep thinking of writing however. I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. I think about my upcoming Camino everyday. Some days I have concerns, some... Continue Reading →

2018

As 2017 draws to a close, it's only natural to think of the future. 2017 has been good but it's a year I'd like to park to one side. 2018 has so much potential as it will be a year of firsts for me. As I have recently posted, I have bought a new apartment... Continue Reading →

Towns Along the Way – Navarra #2

We continue on our journey... Uterga (map) - 710 kms to Santiago. Uterga is the first town you arrive at after descending the Alto de Perdón. The descent can be perilous at times, especially during bad weather. I remember walking into the village in September 2014 and initially spotting its large town hall. It must be... Continue Reading →

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