Happy New Year to all my readers. I hope 2023 is filled with happiness and all your wishes come true.
My Favourite Albergues on the Camino Francés
I first walked the Camino Francés in 2011 and I have been venturing back and forth each year to walk a section of this great way. Whether it be in La Rioja, Navarra or across the plains of the Meseta, this pilgrim has enjoyed the companionship of other pilgrims, the sights and most importantly, the... Continue Reading →
September Walking and Wondering…
Hi folks. It doesn't feel like I last posted two weeks ago. But there is time again. Yesterday, I volunteered with Camino Society Ireland and while it is getting quiet with departing pilgrims here in Dublin, it may not be quiet on the Camino. I am constantly reminded of life on the Camino via social... Continue Reading →
Traveling to the Camino de Santiago
When you decide where you want to begin your Camino de Santiago, whether it be St Jean Pied de Port, Sarria, Porto or Tui, the next step is finding out how you get there. This piece will give you information on how to do such a thing. For people living in the US, Canada or... Continue Reading →
A few last thoughts before Porto….
It is late on Wednesday in Dublin and in any other day of the week, it is a work evening. I would probably be asleep with an early rise ahead of me for work. It's different this week and it has been for quite some time as the clock has been slowly ticking down. I... Continue Reading →
A Packing List For A 2022 Camino
With just under 100 days until my next trip to the Camino, I thought it would be a good time to break down what's in my pack for May 2022.
The Camino de Santiago & Medication
I keep meaning to write about this particular topic but somehow feel that it might not be relevant for the Camino de Santiago. However, we live in a day and age where a good proportion of people are taking medication for one or another condition. For me, it matters, as I take prescription medication on... Continue Reading →
Two pilgrims become Three
We are two months out from our return to the Camino and I felt I needed to write. The last time I put hand to keyboard, I was getting my pack in order and starting to get a training plan together. The last time I had walked in excess of 15 kilometres was in December... Continue Reading →
Camino de Santiago Android Phone Apps
When it comes to phones on the Camino de Santiago, you have different types of pilgrim. There is the pilgrim who leaves his or her phone off as much as possible so they are not distracted by the constant notifications. There is the tech joy pilgrim who embraces technology. I am somewhere in the middle.... Continue Reading →
It’s Christmas, but not as we know it!
First of all, I want to wish all my readers a happy, safe and peaceful Christmas. The year has been very challenging for many people but because of Covid-19, it means many people are unable to meet like they normally do each year. I am looking forward to 2021 and to get back out to... Continue Reading →