Planning for my second #Camino: worth the weight

After a few days walking, one topic really sets hold on the Camino de Santiago: what could you send home? A heavy backpack can slow you down, and make you feel pretty miserable. But if you don’t have the things you need… Well that will make you feel miserable too. So, if you’re thinking of…

El #Camino, te engancha

I woke up to find a lovely message on my phone this morning, from Wendy, who I met on my flight out to start the Camino de Santiago one year ago today. What a wonderful reminder of the magic of the Way. I saw the magic when I was out there, of course. In the first…

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…