Christmas is over and we have turned over a new leaf into 2023. I return to my full time job tomorrow with my next break being my April Camino. I look forward to it with baited breath. As I have mentioned previously, I am starting where I finished my September 2019 Caminho from Lisbon. I... Continue Reading →
My Favourite Albergues on the Camino Francés
I first walked the Camino Francés in 2011 and I have been venturing back and forth each year to walk a section of this great way. Whether it be in La Rioja, Navarra or across the plains of the Meseta, this pilgrim has enjoyed the companionship of other pilgrims, the sights and most importantly, the... Continue Reading →
November’s here and I’m not scared..
I was looking at the calender on Friday and noticed how much of the year had been eaten away. Is it really 2 months to 2023? I remember wishing in the New Year with the tones of Carlos Nuñez in the background. But that was January and today is October 30th. Got to keep on... Continue Reading →
Moving forward while following arrows..
Happy weekend everyone! I hope the sun is shining everywhere you are. As Sunday is drawing to a close here, I thought it would be a good time to write a quick post about my own blog and the what the future holds! Now I realise this might not appeal to some of you so... Continue Reading →
Traveling to the Camino de Santiago
When you decide where you want to begin your Camino de Santiago, whether it be St Jean Pied de Port, Sarria, Porto or Tui, the next step is finding out how you get there. This piece will give you information on how to do such a thing. For people living in the US, Canada or... Continue Reading →
A Packing List For A 2022 Camino
With just under 100 days until my next trip to the Camino, I thought it would be a good time to break down what's in my pack for May 2022.
Checking my packing list..
With a month left before I go, I have been mostly checking my packing list ensuring I have the right kit. I have kept many items from last September's travels on the meseta but there are a few things that needed replacing. After inspecting my gear, I bought a few items online and I am... Continue Reading →
The Camino de Santiago & Medication
I keep meaning to write about this particular topic but somehow feel that it might not be relevant for the Camino de Santiago. However, we live in a day and age where a good proportion of people are taking medication for one or another condition. For me, it matters, as I take prescription medication on... Continue Reading →
Two pilgrims become Three
We are two months out from our return to the Camino and I felt I needed to write. The last time I put hand to keyboard, I was getting my pack in order and starting to get a training plan together. The last time I had walked in excess of 15 kilometres was in December... Continue Reading →
This pilgrim waits..
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 →