The Camino Imitating Life

The Camino Imitating Life

I’ve been thing about this blog post for a few days, I even posted some learnings from the Camino on my Facebook page, with tongue in cheek, partially at least. But I was thinking about some of the deeper learnings of the last 3 weeks.  Respect the undertaking. The walking of 800km, as with many […]

Dining on the Camino

Dining on the Camino

In the evenings we usually go out to dinner, although some hostels have cooking facilities, getting all your ducks in a row to bring a meal to the table can be logistically challenging. If you are late arriving to a village the small grocery shop will close at 2pm and not open again until some […]

Heart Warming Encounters

Heart Warming Encounters

A simple encounter at a hostel cafe in a small village called Rabé de las Calzadas about half way through our morning walk touched me in a special way. We normally take a longer break mid way through the walking day and today it was misty and cold so we decided to sit inside. The […]

A Different Pace of Life

A Different Pace of Life

Today we find ourselves in the city. After over two weeks of rural paths and small villages and towns, (with the exception of our last rest day in Logroño) it is certainly a change of pace. Many guidebooks and Camino resources warn of the shock to the senses and unsettled feeling pilgrims experience upon reaching […]