Why the epic Camino trail across Spain is a route to true happiness You will have heard about life-changing journeys, but if I describe a 500-mile Camino trail to Santiago de Compostela, I suspect your reaction would be: turn the page. But please don’t! I’d reached a time when I needed to re-assess, to reflect […]
Camino Video: St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona | Camino Frances Enjoy this Camino video of the first section of the Camino Frances, St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona. This is one of the most varied and picturesque sections of the Camino de Santiago. Pilgrims on this section will pass through breathtaking countrysides
Favourite Camino: the Pyrenees & Portuguese Coastal Way The third one of our Favourite Camino blog post series, CaminoWays.com Sales Director Jeremy finds it difficult to choose just one favourite spot. He explains why he likes the Portuguese Coastal Way and the Pyrenees and Saint Jean Pied de Port, starting point of the French Way.
6 things that make the Camino special Thousands of people decide to take on the Camino de Santiago every year. These people have various reasons for their decision; some are pilgrims, some are looking for a spiritual experience, and some are simply looking for an adventure. See the 6 things that make the Camino special
Inexperienced Walker Camino Tips Walking the Camino can sometimes be challenging depending on the trail, the kilometres travelled, and fitness. For the Tips for Inexperienced Camino Walkers, if you are not well prepared, you might not enjoy your Camino as much as you should. When I walked the French Way in the Pyrenees (from Saint
I’ll Push You: Mountains and Valleys On the first leg of their inspirational Camino de Santiago journey Justin and Patrick encounter a few ups and downs, some of them quite unexpected! but make it to Pamplona safe and in high spirits. By: Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray As I sit here in Pamplona, Spain, I
Don George’s #TripLit: Paris to the Pyrenees In recent years the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, has gained a certain cachet. Books have been written on it; movies have been made about it. Almost invariably, the focus of these accounts has been the Spanish portion of the pilgrimage, culminating with arrival at the
Peter Murtagh – author of Buen Camino! As part of its Celtic Extravaganza and series of events focusing on Galicia, the Instituto Cervantes in Dublin recently organised a reading and discussion with Irish Times journalist Peter Murtagh. Peter traveled the Camino de Santiago various times and is the author, along with his daughter Natasha, of