The Celtic Camino – On the Bray Coastal Camino

Bray to St. James Church, Dublin 17th June, 2017 Irish leg of the Celtic Camino I have walked the first 30km of the Celtic Camino in advance of my trip to Spain, having walked from Bray to St James's Church in Dublin. I walked with my friend Oihana in June 2017 on what would be... 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 →

Another Weekend Walk..

Last weekend, myself and some from the Free Camino Prep meet-up group met up and walked a section of the Grand Canal Way. We decided to meet outside of Dublin in a little town called Hazelhatch. The great thing about this trail is not only is it way-marked but it is serviced well by Irish... Continue Reading →

126 days…

It is May 1st - "Lá Bealtaine" in Irish.  May Day officially heralds the beginning of the summer and the powers that be have granted us a day off from work. Gracias a ellos! "Lá Bealtaine" derives from the Old Irish words "Bel taine" meaning 'bright fire'. Many people say summer doesn't start until June... Continue Reading →

Thinking ahead…

September will see me on the Camino Frances for a seventh time. Eek! If you told me back in 2011 I would return to Spain for the following six years, I would look at you with wild disbelief! But yet, here I am and my mind is set on a return; this time walking from... Continue Reading →

New – The Celtic Camino

I reported this on my Facebook page yesterday but I realise a lot of my readers do not use Facebook. Yesterday, I went along to a talk given by the Camino Society of Ireland about a proposed Celtic Camino. There was a large crowd there and we had the attendance of the mayor of A... Continue Reading →

April becomes September..

So I posted before before Christmas that I had planned to walk from Leon to Santiago. I couldn't wait to heal up after my broken wrist, so I booked my flights and bought any other gear that I needed. There was much anticipation which is usually the case when I think about returning to Spain. I... 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 →

Website Built with WordPress.com.

Up ↑