On Friday, Ireland received some news regarding the ongoing Covid situation. Some may be happy; some may be nervous – for me it is business as usual.
Happy weekend pilgrims. We at Clearskies Camino.com woke up with good news and with our Weekend Watch series, we want to show you a video!
Over 14 months since start of the pandemic, there is good news on the horizon as Spain looks to welcome pilgrims from June. News has been filtering in from Spain over the last few weeks that their state of alarm would be lifted and this was confirmed today. Portugal had previously confirmed that the border... Continue Reading →
You may have realised that I have not been posting much either here or on my Facebook page. I am tired and after a day's work, I find it takes great energy to write a piece especially when I am not sure when my next Camino will be. Our Level 5 restrictions will end at... Continue Reading →
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 →
With every day that goes by, we seem to be hearing more and more good pieces of news. Two vaccines have been approved and many countries are tentatively relaxing their restrictions for Christmas. Spain has brought about a host of changes before the Christmas season. This YouTube channel is recommended if you want to be... Continue Reading →
At the start of this Covid crisis, I promised myself I would write more. This hasn't been going to plan exactly. I have tried and I usually have an idea or two to put into a post each week. This week I have nothing. It's just a shame I wasn't in Spain this year -... Continue Reading →
The 25th of July was the feast of Saint James. Saint James is the patron saint of Spain, and for many, his remains are in Santiago de Compostela. Many pilgrims spend this day together, gathering and remembering good times from Caminos-past. Many societies arrange events celebrating the occasion. In Santiago, the festivities usually start with a firework... Continue Reading →
Most years in the month of May, you would find me in Spain or Portugal walking. Not this month. Or even not this year. Instead I am looking back on old trips. I find it is a suitable replacement. 2011 - I was preparing for my first trip, walking from Sarria on the first week... Continue Reading →
Hi guys, its the weekend again and those few days flew. It has been a busy few days.. It is important to keep yourself busy, especially where we are today. In Ireland, we have a Public Holiday on Monday so I am going to think about where I will walk this time around. Oh, I... Continue Reading →