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 →
Towns Along the Way – “M”
This post will be slightly longer than the previous ones as I try to cram the towns beginning with “M” together into one post. Hopefully, the information provided will be of use to you. There are 9 in total from the province of Navarra right through to Galicia. Again, if you have stayed in any of... Continue Reading →
Towns Along The Way – “F”
Welcome back! I hope you are enjoying this series and your memory is being refreshed! It certainly is helpful for me and interesting to see the many different types of accommodation being provided since I started walking way back in 2011. Hopefully, this won't be the last "TATW" post of 2019 as I am on... Continue Reading →
Towns Along the Way – Navarra #2
We continue on our journey... Uterga (map) - 710 kms to Santiago. Uterga is the first town you arrive at after descending the Alto de Perdón. The descent can be perilous at times, especially during bad weather. I remember walking into the village in September 2014 and initially spotting its large town hall. It must be... Continue Reading →
¡Buen camino! documentary on TVE
I first became aware of the above programme on Spanish TV channel "RTVE" last weekend when it popped up on my Facebook feed. I immediately went to the channel's website and watched the first episode which is available for streaming for quite a while. The programme is broadcast each Thursday at 12.25am but is uploaded... Continue Reading →
So what’s been going on..?
The last few weeks I haven't really been motivated to post. I have been waiting for a moment to pick me up and put a pen in my hand, so to speak! I think today I had that moment! Last week I found a Camino group on Meetup.com and instantly joined. The first meetup was today... Continue Reading →
April becomes September..
So I posted before before Christmas that I had planned to walk from Leon to Santiago. I couldn't wait to heal up after my broken wrist, so I booked my flights and bought any other gear that I needed. There was much anticipation which is usually the case when I think about returning to Spain. I... Continue Reading →
Some interesting Podcasts about the Camino…
While there are literally hundreds of videos on YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion about planning, preparation and walking the Camino, I have noticed an increase in the amount of podcasts. Podcasting is basically a form of audio broadcasting on the Internet. You can download the file in question and listen to it at your own time.... Continue Reading →
Just a quick post to say that voting is now over for the Littlewoods Irish Blog Awards. Thanks so much for your vote! I will let you know how I get on as soon as I know. Let the best blog win!
11 Reasons to Pack Your Bags and Move to Spain
Here is an article I read today. Surprisingly it doesn't mention any of the Caminos but it talks about how amazing Spain is. I've no plans to move to Spain just yet but what's not to love about tapas, siesta, fiestas and the language. Take a read - http://www.nothingfamiliar.com/move-to-spain/