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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 …

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Ireland and the Camino..

From 2017 I went along to a talk given by Turlough o’Donnell of the Camino Society Ireland 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 pilgrims made their way to Santiago through the ages, …

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It’s been a quiet week..

Hi folks. I am home from Santiago just over a week now and I have been hit with a bad dose of the Post Camino Blues. I find myself waking up earlier than normal and also wondering what I was doing this time last week. My backpack is never far just in case I need to throw it …

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Another fix for Blisters?

There are many different ways to avoid blisters..from wearing the right socks and keeping your feet dry. However, a recent study has found a very cheap and easy fix for a pilgrim’s worst nightmare. Whether, you choose to try it out, I’ll leave it up to you 🙂 http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/fitness/a-cheap-and-easy-fix-is-found-for-one-of-sports-great-aches-blisters-34623137.html

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