#Camino Day Zero: Pamplona

The rain in Spain falls mainly in… Pamplona? I arrived in Pamplona late last night, so rather than start on my way today I thought I’d give myself a day to relax and explore the city. However, the view from my window this morning looked like this: And things got steadily worse. Thunderstorm worse. Still,…

The journey begins

I set off from London at 17.15, I haven’t even got onto my second flight to Pamplona, and already I’m making friends on the Camino. On my flight I met the lovely Wendy from LA, who is going to walk the Camino with her sister-in-law (I think this is a great idea, my sister-in-law to…

These boots are made for walking

Walking the Camino de Santiago is something I’ve wanted to do for many years, but as the time approaches for me to actually do it, the truth is dawning. Dreaming about it, and actually doing it, are not the same. I do usually plan for things quite thoroughly, and this trip will be no different. The one thing that I’m…