April 12, 2017After posting the occasional gobbledygook trying to get my WordPress blog to talk to my Facebook page before I set […]
April 10, 2015After a great breakfast consisting of bacon, eggs and fried bread at the local shop I set out for the […]
April 8, 2015After a night listening to the guy in the next bunk snoring I wasn’t in the best of humour when I got out of bed.
April 8, 2015
April 6, 2015Why some pilgims wake up and start getting ready at 5:15 in the morning is beyond me, especially when the […]
April 6, 2015To say that Spanish eating habits differ to those of the Dutch and British and is a huge understatement.
April 5, 2015Although last night’s curfew was was midnight instead of the usual 22:00 I was in bed well before then. Today […]
April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015Hopefully I will arrive in León today where I plan stay two nights.
April 3, 2015Somebody asked me on Tuesday why I was planning to cook. I answered “because it’s Thursday and that I had […]
April 1, 2015Today’s 31 km walk was pretty boring in many respects, especially the flat landscape to which it seems there is no end.
March 31, 2015Last night I splashed out 14 euros for a private room at the monistery in which I stayed so, apart […]
March 31, 2015There was a lot of snoring and farting going on in the dormitory last night I can tell you!
March 30, 2015With the clocks being forward I am now starting out in twilight. The first stage of todays walk was truely […]
March 29, 2015After a good night sleep I am on my way again after deciding not to stay two nights in Burgos, […]
March 28, 2015http://m.wikihow.com/Treat-a-Foot-Blister
March 28, 2015The hostal that I am currenty staying in is nearly empty, so there is just my friend Joaquin and I […]
March 27, 2015After a great evening in good company and a good night’s sleep I am on the road again. Today will […]
March 26, 2015Have you ever spent a night in a room with all the windows closed, with 44 other people breathing, snoring, farting and tossing and turning?
March 25, 2015I am beginning to find the morning ritual in the albergue somewhat amusing. Everybody wakes up at round 6:00 a.m. […]
March 24, 2015Today should have been a straight forward 30 km walk, but it turned into quite a journey. I am pretty […]
March 24, 2015Yesterday was one of my friends last day on the camino, so we poped into town for a couple of […]
March 23, 2015Todays walk was the longest distance so far. I was expecting rain and got a surprise when I woke up […]
March 22, 2015Had a really good walk today, the first two thirds alone, the rest with a Spanish pilgrim from San Sebastian […]
March 21, 2015Looking back today has been a good day. Yes, it was a struggle and our feet hurt. The important thing is that we all reached Estella,
March 20, 2015After a good, albeit short, nights sleep at the excellent albergue Paderborn I was ready for anything this morning. Although […]
March 19, 2015Yesterday evening after a late siesta I had dinner with Alberto, Gianni and two other Italian guys, Juliano (I think) and […]
March 18, 2015Up at 6 this morning, for an early start after a fairly poor nights sleep. Breakfast consisted of a piece […]
March 17, 2015Today has turned has been a great day. The weather has been kind, although it is really cold outside at the […]
March 16, 2015The Napoleon route is still closed, so it’s the Valcarlos route for me tomorrow morning.
March 16, 2015Why is it that when I eat out alone in Paris the waiter always insist on moving me? Even after […]
March 14, 2015Well, the day I leave for Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to walk the Camino de Frances is almost upon me.
March 12, 2015GORE-TEX® Wash Tutorial The following information and tutorials can be found on the Arc’teryx product care page at http://arcteryx.com/product-care.aspx. Product […]
March 5, 2015This timelapse (hyperlapse) follows a path trodden by countless generations of pilgrims over the most northerly point of the Pyrenees […]
March 4, 2015Below is a map of my intended route, with an emphasis on intended as I am not sure if I […]
March 3, 2015Collective thoughts about what walking the Camino means to people drawn from various pilgrims
June 28, 2014This Facebook photo album contains individual maps all of my planned stages from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France to Muxia in Spain. […]