I never thought I would, and I might not again, but here it is – my packing list in folded and laid-out form. Of course I forgot my sleeping bag, which was still hanging about drying after getting a permethrin spray yesterday, and my shoes, which are in the hall – out of sight, out … More I did the packing photo thing!
Tomorrow I leave home, though I won’t be flying out until the day after. Every last bit of packing has to be done by the time I walk out the door tomorrow – eek! I know I will forget something, I just hope it won’t be my mobile charger lead, because it’s different than my … More The day before the day before
Today it’s three days until I fly out. Getting there will take a bit of time, but I don’t mind – I get to stay in Santiago one evening and morning, see some of Spain on the bus, arrive in time to have a meal with other pilgrims. Thinking about packing (yes, still) and how … More Kit tetris for camino nerds
If you are new to the camino or that sort of long distance walking – ie not backpacking as such – you might be forgiven for thinking that anyone who has done this repeatedly would have the packing list and training down to a fine art by now and be able to just put on … More 5 days to go
I have signed up for the 1000 Mile Challenge again this year and have bought the badge to attract the attention of other ‘badgers’. The idea is that you choose your own walks, where and when you like, and log your miles (or kms) throughout the year, aiming to clock up at least 1000 miles … More The 1000 Mile Challenge
What we brought: Me: Osprey Talon 33 plus cross body bag Hoka non goretex trainers plus Teva sandals Walking trousers plus skirt and one long, one short pair of tights Merino: Tights, vest, 2 t-shirts, one long sleeve, one zipped jacket, socks, knickers and bra Fleece sweater Down jacket Marmot Precip rain/wind jacket Poncho, rain … More Packing and un-packing list CF 2018
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