Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago

Last Friday my parents in-law told me they were watching a programme about the Camino. It’s a new series on BBC2, called Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago and the second show airs tonight at 9pm. I’m so excited that the BBC are showing this, because walking the Camino has become such an important and wonderful…

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…

#Camino Day Four: A difficult day ending with Rioja

Today has been a difficult day on the Camino. For a start, heavy rain was forecast for the afternoon, so all of the pilgrims at our hostel got up early to get as far as possible before the rain. For Elke and I this meant starting in the dark, which was a bit creepy. We…