The Cold Snap Ends and the Countdown Continues…

The majority of Europe has been feeling the effects of the so-called "Beast from the East" and Storm Emma since early last week. In Ireland, the country has been hit with 10-30cm of snow with drifting in many places. Added to that, blizzard conditions. Transport has been affected and many shops and offices have decided... Continue Reading →

Camino Portugués – May 2018

On arriving back to Ireland in September, my thoughts turned to next year. This is natural for me!! I had many different routes on my mind, including walking from A Coruna on the Celtic Camino however I settled on the Camino Portugués. I am walking with my brother next May from A Guarda at the... Continue Reading →

The Countdown continues…

With 3 days before I board my flight to Madrid, I am filled with mixed emotions - happiness, trepidation, excitement - but this is all normal. I have walked into Burgos twice before but have not had the chance to properly explore. This year I arrive between 1-2pm and I will make the most of... Continue Reading →

Updated Packing List

Hi folks, I've slightly updated my packing list for my meseta Camino in just over 20 days. The main additions are new trail shoes and a change in rain gear. I've changed my blister kit too. Check it out in the "Packing List" tab above.

26 days to go…

26 days until Camino numero siete. I can't wait...no, literally! This feeling doesn't get old. And naturally enough, I want to bring you along with me...well, not carry you, but you know what I mean! I hope to write about my 2 weeks away and I hope it will be useful to most of you.... Continue Reading →

All Along The Banks of the Royal Canal

On Saturday, I took a stroll along the Royal Canal Way with the Camino Prep / Training meetup group. We started in Maynooth and made for Dublin, which is 28 kms in total. The Royal Canal Way is a 144-kilometre (89-mile) trail that follows the towpath of the canal from Spencer Dock in Dublin's docklands to... Continue Reading →

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