I remember when I started planning my first walk on the camino and the many questions I had. And then when I told others about it, they sometimes asked questions I couldn’t answer. So here’s some of the absolute basics, in case you or a loved one is planning on walking it and you find … More Camino 101 – Q & A
We have heard rumours for a while now, that there would be an app for albergue capacity and bed availability during the busy season. Lots of privately owned albergues are already listed on sites like Booking.com and Hotels.com, but the municipals are not – they have always been strictly first come, first served. The idea … More The albergue app is here!
While walking Hadrian’s Wall Path we used the Trailblazer guidebook with hand drawn maps and lots of info and interesting details written into them to help you pinpoint where you are. The maps can be read both ways and the book worked surprisingly well even though we walked the ‘other’ (right!) way. The link above … More Guidebook fun!
Do you need a guide book to walk the camino? Short answer: No. You don’t actually need one. But you might want one, even if you leave it at home when the time comes to pack up your camino kit and leave. Guidebooks are great for planning. You can read the cultural and historical info … More Guidebooks