Boots on the Camino

Good friends in Obradoiro Plaza Santiago

Good friends in Obradoiro Plaza Santiago Well, they have been such good friends along with my feet. 300 odd kilometers along the famed Camino from Leon to Santiago, as well as two previous years of good walking. Boots are so important for a good walking journey. . It was only when we were walking up […]

Camino highlight – O Cebreiro

We're at the historic Galician border marker

We’re at the historic Galician border marker Well, we’re back from a superb Camino journey. Today (in Villafranca del Bierzo) we all got ready for a 7.15 breakfast so that we would be on time for the 8.30 bus to La Portela, 11 km away. The idea was to shorten today’s walk which would be […]

Santiago Compostela – escorted tour: Leon to Santiago

Leon's marvellous Cathedral

Leon’s marvellous Cathedral Life provides some fine opportunities, and it’s up to us to accept them and enjoy! I will be returning to the Camino in March 2010 and lead a comfortable group of walkers and pilgrims along the fabled and historic Camino de Santiago. We have the minimum amount of members booked in already, […]

To Santiago

Pilgrims through the ages

For over a thousand years people have found their way to the Camino and followed it to Santiago de Compostela. The fascination with this medieval journey continues. Many who undertake it do not know why they feel drawn to it. I didn’t for a long time after. The main questions are: am I capable of […]

Walking in Britain and Europe

On the GR 65.

Britain and Europe must be the favourite parts of the world to walk in. There is a range of great day walks and long distance trails for all classes of walkers. History trails, French vineyard paths, Italian coastal walks. For example, the GR 65 from Le Puy to Conques in France. The GR65 is one of the traditional […]