Tag Archives: Santiago de Compostela

NAJERA

Not much to speak about other than the blisters and chafing. Chafing, that’s one thing that isn’t spoken about to much in the blogs or books on the Camino, maybe it’s just something people of a certain size suffer. I … Continue reading

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RELAXING TIME

Lunch, or dinner, or supper – not sure which, but it is lovely to sit and relax for a while. Carbonara, not a patch on Ann-Marie’s

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ALBERGUE SATURNINO

Just arrived at Albergue Saturnino in a little village called Ventosa, outside Najera. Did 12 miles (18 km) today. That’s enough for the first day. No blisters yet. Hope my toe holds out. Will try trainers tomorrow. Passed through the … Continue reading

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ACTUALLY ON EL CAMINO

Can hardly believe it, I’m really on the Camino.

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STILL NOT THERE YET

Sitting in the same bus station in Bilbao that I sat in on the day I went to San Sebastian on our “Cultural Trip”. That seems like a long time ago. Late plane, missed connection, late bus. Should arrive in … Continue reading

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FOR MY WONDERFUL WIFE

You may say “It’s only for a few weeks” but in the 30 odd years we have been together this will be the longest we have ever been apart. My heart is aching already. I can’t wait to see her … Continue reading

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FROM BANGOR TO SANTIAGO

Camino here I come Getting ready to leave for Dublin, where I’m staying over before flying out tomorrow.

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I WILL MISS THEM THE MOST

These are the loves of my life and I will miss them a lot while away. Had a lovely Sunday lunch with them in Coppi in St. Anne’s Square to say Buen Camino.

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PASS IT ON

If you are on The Camino now or are starting within the next few weeks, maybe you could tell me where you are at any time in the off-chance we were close to each other. We could share experiences, update … Continue reading

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KILT TESTED, SHADES ON, NEARLY THERE

Thought I’d give it a whirl. This should make it nice and breezy around las cañadas. Hopefully the overhang should be a bit less after the month.

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