Rain was forecast to be a constant companion for our week of walking, but after a good breakfast of omelettes and tostadas, we managed to get out in a pocket of sunshine. Then up the hill, down the hill and we were in lush green countryside. I am always amazed at how quickly it changes … More March ’18 Camino Day 3: Sarria-Portomarin
Waking up in O Cebreiro I could hear the wind whipping at the corners, and looking out the window it was still snowing. I had a choice to make – I was going to meet my camiga B in Sarria that evening, so I could either walk from O Ceb to Triacastela and get a … More March ’18 Camino Day 2: O Ceb-Sarria
After a fairly comfortable day of travel from Liverpool to Dublin to Santiago, I arrived in town in the early evening and checked into Anosa Casa, as I do when I arrive. Then I organised everything for the early departure the next day and went out for a bite to eat, ie going to the … More March ’18 Camino Day 1: Santiago-O Cebreiro
If you have been wondering what the cathedral looks like these days, scaffold wise, here is a not even hour old photo:
I have just returned from a quick visit to Norway on a mix of business, pleasure and indoor tenting* and now it is time to pack for our short Spring CF, which is likely to be a lot colder than we had hoped. We have been keeping an eye on the long term forecast on … More Cold Camino ahead
In less than a month, March 22, a feature documentary film about the St Olav’s Way from Oslo to Norway will be released on Vimeo on Demand. Belgian traveller and documentary maker Hilse de Groote (aka A Girl from Earth) has walked the 643 kms from Norway’s captital to my home town, carrying all her film … More St Olav’s Way documentary coming soon!
According to my countdown widget, it is now 14 days until I set off for Spain again! The plan is to make it a trial run for my fit & kit before the St Olav’s Walk from Oslo to Trondheim this summer, and it seems both will be a lot colder than I had hoped. … More Another countdown to Camino