Hi folks, I have been a little pre-occupied over the last few weeks so posts on the blog have been few and far between. However, I don't have long before my Camino from Santiago to Finistere in September. I'm really looking forward to this. It is new ground and I have heard so many good... Continue Reading →
Updating the Pack..but not drastically.
So my Camino Finistere has been planned - the flights have been booked - I have an idea where to stay where I arrive in Santiago on the 1st of September. I'm getting the hang of putting a Camino together, eh? But I always find putting together the packing list the most fun part. I... Continue Reading →
A great article on the Camino Primitivo
There are so many "Ways" to Santiago de Compostela. From the South, you can walk from Seville on the Via de la Plata or from Lisbon on the Camino Portuguese. From the North, you can walk from Irun, Ferrol, Bilbao or Santander on the Camino del Norte. From the West, your feet can take you... Continue Reading →
Weekend Watch #22 – One Minute Camino
Now that Christmas and New Year is over, I have finally arrived back to normality. I seemed to have let the Weekend Watch series drop for the last while so the first video of 2016 is from a guy who has been uploading one minute videos from his Camino. This is unique. What I like... Continue Reading →
...it's got a nice ring to it, doesn't it? two..oh..one..six.. ..I haven't got used to writing it yet, but at least we have got one extra day to try and complete all those New Year's resolutions, eh? Christmas was good but I'm happy to be out of silly season. There wasn't much walking done however,... Continue Reading →
Article : National Pilgrim Paths Day Today was National Pilgrim Paths Day in Ireland and this link has a great article to highlight that. Over the last few months, there has been a great drive to encourage people to walk one (or some) of the many walkways throughout Ireland. There are looped, circular and linear walks,... Continue Reading →
Article : National Pilgrim Paths Day
Leafy Loop, Durrow…
The last few months have been the busiest I have been work-wise. The heavy storms in December to February have taken its' toll on me as well as lot of people in Ireland. Sometimes, working in property claims is not all it is made out to be. But now that things have calmed down, I... Continue Reading →
Camino de Santiago programme on BBC!! A preview... Before I left on my trip to Spain in May, I remember reading about a series on BBC about the CdeS. I didn't take much notice of it, as there are so many documentaries and programmes on TV about the pilgrimage. However, while I was walking through... Continue Reading →
Camino de Santiago programme on BBC!!
Long-distance trails in Ireland
Since I returned home in June, I've begun to look into walking some of the way- marked trails across Ireland. I had previously heard of the Kerry Camino and the Dingle Way and while these are the more popular ones, there are over 40 others that are well marked. Some are longer at over 200km... Continue Reading →