Many people have asked me that…. And I often ask myself. But I never doubt the ‘draw’ of the Camino de Santiago, which is powerful for many Pilgrims to be. Some walk the Camino for religious reasons. Some to reflect and deal with issues in their life. For me it’s a bit of everything.Read More
I think most first time Camino Pilgrims agonise a bit over their packing list. I certainly did! The advice from experienced Pilgrims on this great forum was invaluable: Camino de Santiago Community
Only take what is essential.
Wow, time has flown past. It only seemed like yesterday, not 18 months, that the idea of walking the Camino de Santiago came about. And like many of the ‘Pilgrims to be’ I have made friends with online, that mixture of excitement and anxiousness is really starting to kick in.Read More
3 Sleeps to go. The time to depart on my Camino is almost here. My Physio advised me yesterday that the Achilles Tendonitis pain will only get worse as I walk. Though he confirmed as did my Doctor, that no permanent damage will occur.Read More
Finally Departing for My Camino Finally after 18 months of planning and waiting I’m leaving Sydney for the Camino de Santiago. Spoiler Alert! You can see my series of 7 Camino de Santiago Videos here. They are a compilation of the hundreds that I took along The...Read More
The first part of the journey has started and my route takes me from Sydney to Dubai with a three-hour stopover, and then Dubai to Paris. This was the first time I’ve been on an Airbus A380 and I was a bit worried that my backpack would be too large to fit in the overhead lockers, but as the picture will show, an Osprey Stratos 34 does fit in the overhead locker.Read More