I spotted this article online written by a journalist after he had completed the Camino Frances. Yes, but there are hundreds of these articles, I hear you say....! However, the points he has made have hit the nail on the head about what the Camino is, in my opinion. Recently, I packed 2 small bags,... Continue Reading →
So what are the alternatives to a busy Camino Frances..
Hi folks, just a quick post about something that has been on my mind of late. The Camino has been very busy so far this year (Jubilee Year) and I've been asking myself the above question. When people mention the Camino, they are talking about the Way that takes you from the foothills of the Pyrenees... Continue Reading →
Weekend Watch #26 – Sindre-Almost’s Camino
Fear not, readers. Don't let the title of the post fool you. You have not time-travelled two days into the future. I am merely posting this early as I missed the "Weekend Watch" last week.This week's video was made by fellow blogger and Camino-lover Sindre Sandvik who walked the Camino Frances in full last year.... Continue Reading →
2015..You’ve been a funny year!
As 2015 slowly draws to a close, I can't think of a better time to look back on the year that was. Some readers may be glad to see the back of it, while some had some good times...personally, it was one of my better years. Over the course of the next week, I will... Continue Reading →
The Camino Through My Eyes #3 – Terry McHugh
Having completed two installments in the "Camino Through My Eyes" series, I am happy to introduce Terry McHugh to you all. Terry has walked numerous Caminos and has written about his times in Spain. I have read many books about the Camino but his book "Walk with the Sun Til Ur Shadow disappears" stands out... Continue Reading →
Link – TravPal has a great piece about the forthcoming Bloggies…
Travpalapp.com has written a nice article about the finalists of the Irish Blog Awards (Travel). It's great to get a mention. A full list of the finalists can be found there. By the way, the third instalment of "Camino Through My Eyes" will be posted tomorrow. I'm really excited about this one as the questions were taken... Continue Reading →
The Camino Through My Eyes #2 – Wise Monkeys Abroad
I published the first in this series last week and have got a great response so far. It was great to receive Linda's contribution and I'd like to thank her for that. This week, I posed the same questions to a great couple who write over on wisemonkeysabroad.com. Le and David love to travel and... Continue Reading →
Throwback Thursday #2
Taken in 2013 between Azofra and Santo Domingo de la Calzada. You can almost feel the wind in your face. We were walking uphill and I briefly turned back to take a picture. A miserable day but I made it to Santo Domingo shortly afterwards. This was the last day of rain I received until... Continue Reading →
Nothing like good news to brighten up a dreary Tuesday morning. Just after 10am this morning, I received a tweet from @blogawardsireland saying that I had been nominated for an Irish Blog Award. It went on to say that I would receive an email with the next steps in the coming week. Being quite honest, this... Continue Reading →
A different way of taking notes..
I have a bad memory.No really, it is poor...Luckily enough I have this blog to remind me of the last few summers in Spain. They have been interesting and here's to many more in the future, not only in Spain but further afield. But I am going to record my upcoming Camino a little differently.... Continue Reading →