Would I walk the Camino Frances again?

Would I walk the Camino Frances again?

We’re on the section from Astorga to Rabanal, and I’m still amazed at the number of pilgrims walking. The whole of the  Camino, seems like the final hundred into Santiago from Sarria that I experienced for the first time 3 years ago. I’m beginning to...
Day 20 – Hornillos to Castrojeriz

Day 20 – Hornillos to Castrojeriz

Camino Waves I’ve actually been surprised at the number of pilgrims on the path since we started in Saint Jean. I can understand in the beginning you journey with two or three hundred stowing off from Saint Jean per day, and so you’ll be in a fairly large...
The Real Camino Challenge

The Real Camino Challenge

Many people will argue that the Camino is mainly a physical challenge. Others, me included, that it is more of an emotional challenge, just to keep going day after day. But I think the sad reality is…. it’s really a challenge of energy in versus energy out...
Day 12 – Warm Day to Navarrete

Day 12 – Warm Day to Navarrete

I think it got to about 24 today. Really quite warm. I have been carrying two hiking umbrellas and they finally got used today.  Awesome! So much more comfortable. No need to wear a hat and much cooler under the umbrella. I got the short handled versions to save...
Day 5 – To Pamplona

Day 5 – To Pamplona

The Cat Cafe We’re just on our way to Pamplona and stopping for coffee in Zuriain and it looks like they now have a cat cafe on the Camino.     Pat is managing to unload lots of her salami to the cats here and they won’t leave her alone. It’s smoked...