Fancy walking vicariously with some peregrin@s all the way to Santiago? Now you can. A pair of Galician musicians are ten days into their Camino and it is being broadcast in real time online by TVG, the Galician TV service. Currently, they are en route to Santo Domingo de la Calzada. You can watch the... Continue Reading →
The Best of 2016
Hi folks! An apology is in order for the lack of posts here. A certain wrist is making that a little difficult, but I hope to be on the mend this side of Christmas. I am able to type with the cast on however, but I hope you don't mention that to my doctor. The... Continue Reading →
In August of this year, I wrote about David Vidal and his Casa de los Dioses. He owns a plot of land about 2km outside of Astorga on the Camino Frances. Here, he offers drinks, food, fruit and words of encouragement to pilgrims who pass by. He and his Casa embodies the spirit of the... Continue Reading →
Questions Whizzing Through my Head
16 days to go. Blimey! Is it right to not be prepared with such little time? This is Camino #6 now so I should really be a veteran at this stage? I look at my rucksack....empty..and my gear lying on the floor. The said gear should be in the aforementioned rucksack. Also, I have a number... Continue Reading →
St. James’ Day & Fogos do Apostolo
The annual Feast of Saint James takes places today in Santiago de Compostela and across Spain. It is also a public holiday in Galicia. Whenever you visit Santiago, you can be sure to see many pilgrims who have walked on the Camino de Santiago arrive into the city to join in the celebrations. The two... Continue Reading →
After having the weekend and Monday off, I was greeted by the below picture at my desk. I'm beginning to get a reputation in work!
Camino de Santiago Talk, 12th September.
So we completed our talk..and it was a tremendous success. It was on Saturday night in Herbertstown Hall, Limerick and we had an attendance of 60 people from the locality. The advertising poster stated that those giving the talk were veteran pilgrims with the aim of passing on information to get people on "their way".... Continue Reading →
So how did you hear about The Camino de Santiago?
I've been asked to go into this in brief in the Camino talk next week so I think it's an ideal time to post about it. The majority of people have found out about Santiago and it's many Ways from the amazing Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez's film, 'The Way'. Others may have read about it... Continue Reading →
So I’ve Been Asked To Talk About The Camino…
Before my previous Camino in May, I met up with some friends and took in one stage of the Lough Derg Way. It was a fab day, and we were treated with great weather, even though my calves were giving out to me for a few days. When we finished, we had a few cervezas... Continue Reading →