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 →
Camino Francés 2021 – Day 2 – Hornillos del Camino to Castrojeriz
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 →
Camino Francés 2021 – Day 1 – Burgos to Hornillos del Camino
September 1st 2021 - Day 1 Burgos to Hornillos del CaminoDistance: 21kmAlbergue: Albergue Hornillos Meeting Point So my first day of walking had arrived. Today I walk from Burgos to Hornillos del Camino, a town I have never stayed in. I look forward to the day ahead. However, Burgos was greeted by a thunderstown during... Continue Reading →
Camino Francés 2021 – a Meseta Camino – Burgos
August 30th 2021 - Day 0Dublin to Burgos via Madrid From the 30th of August until the 9th of September 2021, I travelled to Spain to walk along a Meseta Camino from Burgos. It would be the first time I had been abroad since September 2019 and I was eager to throw on my pack... Continue Reading →
In search of the yellow arrows..
A Facebook memory appeared on my phone this week. Four years ago, I would move out of home and settle into a new home in the northside of Dublin once I complete a short section of the Camino Francés. That section was from Burgos to Astorga. How fitting it is that I return to the... Continue Reading →
The Meseta is on my mind…
My last time on the Camino was in September 2019. Such a long time when I look back on it. I had walked from Lisbon to Agueda on the Camino Portugués - close to 350 kilometres. I arrived home and immediately made plans to return the following year. But, as we all know, that didn't... Continue Reading →
45 days left – but I wait for some calm..
It is not long until my arrival in Burgos, and the start of my Camino Francés. I am glad it is the weekend again. I look forward to seeing some of the outdoors again now that the weather has picked up. I look forward to my walks as I get away from the computer screen... Continue Reading →
My return to Burgos and to the Meseta
Well hello there..how are you all? I hope you are enjoying the sunny weather of what's left of this weekend. The good news is that it is here to stay for the next while so it is a great chance to get outdoors. I have been dipping my toes (so to speak) with long-er walks... Continue Reading →
It looks like an end in sight: Exciting Times ahead!
As I reach the 10th anniversary of my first Camino de Santiago, there is much talk of Europe relaxing their travel restrictions. It looks like an end in sight after such a long time. It is no secret that Spain is looking to kick start the tourism industry and from this Monday, they are to... Continue Reading →
Weekend Watch #80 – Camino Update
Happy weekend pilgrims. We at Clearskies Camino.com woke up with good news and with our Weekend Watch series, we want to show you a video!