The Final 100

The Final 100

We are almost at the 100 kilometer marker, if indeed there is one anymore. We just passed one with a 100.7 kilometers. This will be the third time that I’ve passed this 100 kilometer marker, and it stirs up a number of emotions. What has this journey been about?...
Okay, I Give in

Okay, I Give in

  Ever since my first Camino in 2015, when I sustained an injury during training, I’ve been with the view that the Camino really needs some minimal training. I suppose this was based on the fact that I managed to finish that first Camino in 2015 from to Saint...
The Valley of the Fallen

The Valley of the Fallen

It was during the walk from Villafranca del Bierzo to Vega. It was a relatively short day for most people but 18 kilometers for us, is within our comfort zone. It was hard again because it was all road, and so the foot injuries needed a bit of Ibuprofen along the way....
Hiker’s Wool

Hiker’s Wool

  Hiker’s wool is amazing stuff! I first came across it when I walked the Camino Frances in 2015. As soon as you get a hot spot, you put it against the skin in the sock, no tape required, and miraculously the hiker’s wool massages oil into the skin whilst...
Booking Accommodation?

Booking Accommodation?

  Pat and I have been talking about pros and cons of booking ahead with our accommodation. There certainly are some interesting pros and cons. On the one hand, some people come on the Camino with everything pre-booked! I can understand why, for some people the...
What Just Happened?

What Just Happened?

We’re just on our way from Cruz de Ferro, which of course as always a very emotional part of walking the Camino Frances. Pat and I laid stones not just for ourselves but for family members as well. After spending a few moments there, we’re on our way now...
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