Camino Portugués 2022 – Day 4 – Anha to Vila Praia de Ancora

May 10th 2022 – Day 4 Anha to Vila Praia de AncoraDistance: 23.6km on Gronze.com / 30.59km according to FitbitAlbergue: Albergue D'Avenida Another morning on the Camino Portugués. The sun is breaking through as we woke up. There is another pilgrim in the kitchen availing of some of the buffet breakfast left by our kind hosts. I leave... Continue Reading →

It’s getting closer…

It's only 7 months since I was on the Camino last (Camino Francés). I look back fondly on that week however it was organised quickly after a long lay-off from travel. I wish I had longer to walk at the time but it was what it was! This Camino from Porto is very much different... Continue Reading →

Weekend Watch #83 – Camino Time Lapse

I stumbled across another great YouTube channel a few weeks ago. This pilgrim provides a time lapse of the first étape of the Camino Francés from St Jean to Roncesvalles. He has been uploading each stage each week and I suggest that you subscribe to his channel. The first stage is a challenging one and... Continue Reading →

Planning for the Next Camino

With only a few months away, it's very difficult to not look forward to the next Camino. I was back volunteering with Camino Society Ireland last Saturday and it felt great to chat to pilgrims either planning their Caminos or who have just returned. During the pandemic, I had been conversing with friends over email,... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of the Camino

OK so I rarely buy books on the Camino de Santiago, choosing to visit my local library or Camino Society. However, a book was brought to my attention before Christmas that I needed to add to my collection. Written by Angelika Schneider, Johnnie Walker and Stephen Shiels, and centred on the Via de la Plata,... Continue Reading →

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