The Celtic Camino

Two camino related things happened recently: The start date for my long awaited St Olav’s Walk in Norway was set for this spring, and my young walking companion L, who I met in Rabanal in 2014, told me she was going to Dublin to study in the new year. I will of course need a … More The Celtic Camino

A new 2017 challenge

A quick post to tell you all about this great challenge I came across today – and promptly signed up for! The Live For The Outdoors Walk 1000 Miles Challenge starts tomorrow, and the aim is to, you guessed it, walk 1,000 miles (that’s 1,609 kms) in 2017. Read more and sign up here: Happy … More A new 2017 challenge

Camino training

It’s so easy to be lazy when you are back in normal everyday life! Whereas somehow on the Camino you are not only willing but perfectly able to fall out of bed, dress in the dark, pack, brush teeth and head out into the Spanish dawn to hunt for coffee and first breakfast; at home … More Camino training

Tentative playlist

I guess lots of pilgrims have playlists with them, whether it’s on music players, in their mobile phones or just in their heads. The Radio You is more or less constantly broadcasting, I find, and some tracks are repeated more often than others. I thought I’d actually make a camino playlist this year, dedicated to … More Tentative playlist

My Virtual Camino

Here’s what I posted on the Camino forum (linky on the side of the main page) one Friday evening: I’m sitting here on a Friday night, watching TV and wishing I was sitting in a brown bar in Northern Spain with tired legs, full tummy and what’s left of a bottle of vino medicino, sharing … More My Virtual Camino