Shamrocks and Shells – Do you have a Camino story to tell?

I have mentioned before that I edit a digital magazine for Camino Society Ireland, Shamrocks and Shells. It gives me great joy giving back to the Camino and it keeps me out trouble! It is published every quarter and the whole aim is to showcase the Society's events throughout that quarter. We also look to …

Continue reading Shamrocks and Shells – Do you have a Camino story to tell?

Camino Inglés – Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela – Day 7

A short day - just 16 km to Santiago, but there were a few climbs which made the day interesting. You could be in the Praza do Obradoiro before midday if you wanted to. We decided to aim for a midday finish as I had planned to meet with someone, but I will come to …

Continue reading Camino Inglés – Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela – Day 7

Camino Ingles – Sergude to Hospital de Bruma – Day 5

The first few hours were to ourselves. It was dark but there was a method in our madness. The A Coruna leg joins the Ferrol leg of the Camino Ingles a few kilometres before Hospital de Bruma. We were expecting to see more pilgrims later on in the day, and we were right. Far more …

Continue reading Camino Ingles – Sergude to Hospital de Bruma – Day 5

Camino Ingles – Pontedeume To Betanzos – Day Two

The stay in Pension Casa Apilladeira was super. We left with a filling breakfast and excitement for the day ahead. Even though the skies were overcast and the rains were never far off, I left the rain gear off to start. I was eager to get to Betanzos - a town rich in medieval history. …

Continue reading Camino Ingles – Pontedeume To Betanzos – Day Two

Camino Ingles – Ferrol To Pontedeume – Day 1

Day 1...Boom! Let's go! Straight out of the blocks and we are lost. Ha! Where would we be without guidebooks?! We were quite happy to start at dark thirty. It was going to be a long day.30km, give or take. It seems like a lot for a first day, but we had a nice place …

Continue reading Camino Ingles – Ferrol To Pontedeume – Day 1

The Sounds Of The Camino

As soon as your Camino begins and you start your walk early in the morning, there will be sounds that will be become part of your day, whether they are welcome or not. Some will make you smile, some will annoy, all are part and parcel of the Camino experience. I’ve decided to run down …

Continue reading The Sounds Of The Camino