Phew!..what a busy last few days it has been on ClearskiesCamino!! With the Irish Blog Awards over (big shout out to Wandering On blog for winning the Travel award), I can concentrate on the future for the site. I’m so happy with the support I have received since I started to dedicate a lot more time to the site. I’m still a little baby taking to water compared to the bigger fish in the sea, but I am getting there. However, being nominated for awards like that show that I am going in the right direction. Anyway, I digress..back to this week’s “Weekend Watch”.
I have walked the Camino Frances over a number of years but there are so many other Ways to Santiago. If you are looking for a little solitude and are weary of the crowds on the Frances, you could give the Camino Mozarabe a try. It starts in Malaga in the south of Spain and works its way up to the Via de la Plata and onwards to Santiago. If you choose to walk it, you will be lucky to meet a fellow pilgrim on the same day. So yes, solitude is what it gives you.
Maggie Woodward decided to walk it in April from Malaga and has made a great video of her 52 days and 1000km+ trip. I watched it recently and was blown away. It is definitely one for the future.
Maggie will be contributing to the blog on Tuesday in my “Camino Through My Eyes” series so keep an eye out for that. Her blog with full details of her Camino Frances and Camino Mozarabe can be found at magwood.me. I would strongly encourage any future pilgrim to visit it for tips and advice.
Enjoy your weekend!
Happy Sunday! In this weekend watch, I’ve taken a detour from the diary clips showing scenery (not that that is a bad thing!). This is a clip of the Camino Frances in its entirety showing the towns and cities it passes through. I must message the creator and ask how he made it.
Here is a great video made by a guy who lives not far from me. Again, like all Camino videos posted on YouTube, it is pretty enjoyable. Good choice of music too.
Happy Weekend folks and I hope you are having a good one. The sun is out here in Dublin and if it remains the same tomorrow, I’m seriously tempted to head for the hills. Anyway, my next Weekend Watch is from Carl Pople. He walked in May and June of this year, around the same time as me. I recognised alot of the sights in the clip and the choice of Home by Edward Sharpe as music is perfect. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.