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!
As 2017 draws to a close, I am looking forward to 2018. It brings with it one walk I have wanted to do for most of my adult life – the Norwegian pilgrimage trail from capital city Oslo to my home town of Trondheim, previously called Nidaros, and the cathedral dedicated to St Olav. I … More New Year, new challenges
No, not bragging … bagging. As you may know, the Pope has declared an extraordinary jubilee this year, the Year of Mercy. This means different things to different people, but it also means that the Holy doors of the cathedrals and major churches around the world will be opened. They will in effect become doors … More Holy Door Bagging!
Due to Life and related things, my 2014 St. Olav’s Way walk had to be postponed while we both tried to figure out whether to walk it all in one go, whether to camp to save money – which would take longer due to heavier packs – or to pack ultralightly and move faster, further and … More St. Olav’s Way – we have a date!