On April 10th, I’m going to be walking on the Camino with a group – and Sarria to Santiago is the most popular of all Camino sections – so what am I going to pack? Our trip is booked for for 7 nights with 5 days of walking…and it looks like rain is likely on […]
Shannon Airport – the Camino and other possibilities
Since our very first booking in 2015 (there were only 7 in that 1st year). Camino Groups has booked for schools, individuals, work groups, groups, charities and many more – a booking that involved getting them on a plane before that could dream of walking the Camino. That number today is well into 4 figures […]
When you try to be constructive, just don’t ask politicians for help!
When you recognise a problem, there are two ways to address it: A – have a good moan or B – try to do something constructive to address it. Option A is the easier and I’m prone to it as much as the next man, but this time, I decided to do something about it. […]
The Temporary Suspension of Reality
Kerri Bolger is a good Camino companion! It isn’t everyone you meet that can have a serious conversation with you yet not take themselves too seriously – good fun and interesting company at the same time. Kerri’s one of those gems, though our paths have only crossed once (to be remedied in 2022 hopefully). We […]
Covid and the Camino
Most blog posts will ramble (I just can’t help myself sometimes), but this will be short and to the point! Hopefully, the advice given here will be out of date soon, but for now (March 19th), this is how I see bookings panning out. It can be broken down into two simple points. In a nutshell, […]
New Beginnings – Where do I start the Camino?
The answer for a lot of people is Sarria or St. Jean but I’ll come back to that shortly! The idea of writing a blog had been on the radar for quite some time, so the idea of asking “Where do I begin?” had a very different connotation at the start. Doing a bit of […]