2017..and something new!

So I've been thinking of creating a new series for this blog, and with the coming of the new year, there is no better time to start it then. I plan on uploading a photo a day starting from way back in 2011. I hope I won't be spamming my followers, but if that is... Continue Reading →

2016 becomes 2017

Now that the Christmas festivities are over, it is time to bid farewell to 2016 and look forward to 2017. While I did enjoy my short jaunt on the Camino Fisterra in September, 2016 in general will not be missed. Also while I am writing this post, I hear that Carrie Fisher has just passed... Continue Reading →

The Best of 2016 – Instagram

Instagram is officially defined as an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app. It is increasingly being used to share photos from everywhere around the world and about a whole host of subjects, including the Camino... Continue Reading →

Still on the mend..

Hi all! I suppose I am posting this to update you on how the wrist injury is going. Since the fall on the 6th of November, it has been frustrating trying to manage with the one arm. The injured wrist has been in a cast and sling. Even putting on a coat can be a... Continue Reading →

The Camino de Santiago goes on and on…

La Voz de Galicia published an article online detailing new figures released from the Pilgrims Office in Santiago. Predictably, the total number of compostelas issued to pilgrims in 2016 has already surpassed those issued to pilgrims in the whole of 2015. We are also stepping into unknown territory also, as we are close to "Holy... Continue Reading →

The Irish and the Camino..

Hi everyone, just some news that happened over the last week. I went along to a talk given by Turlough of Donnell of the Irish Camino Society entitled "The Irish and the Camino de Santiago: 800 Years of History" as part of the Dublin History Festival.¬†During the hour or so, Turlough talked about how Irish... Continue Reading →

Osprey Talon 33 Backpack

Just a quick post about the above. I've been eyeing it up for quite a while now, even before my recent Camino Finisterre. There are many different sites and forums that rave about it, because of it's many pockets, because it is well-ventilated and because it is probably the lightest pack on the market. However, this... Continue Reading →

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