Category Archives: Camino de Santiago

Walking the Camino: Very soon we will be on Our Way! 

Plans are now in place for our four European Spring Camino Tours, the first of which commences shortly in the Basque capital of Bilbao in northern Spain.  Each tour follows one of the many ancient pilgrim pathways that lead to … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: What lies ahead – September 2016 – 2017?

September 2016 along the Camino Portugues In less than one month we commence our September Tour along the Camino Portugues. First up we explore the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Oporto and have our Pilgrim Passports stamped to … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: People you meet

There are many reasons why people travel to Santiago. For centuries, the Camino has been seen as a religious or spiritual journey. Along The Way one can see plenty of evidence of these historical links with Christianity. But today the … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: More than one Way!

Walking ‘the Camino’ to Santiago de Compostela is becoming increasingly popular. Most ‘Wayfarers’ follow the ‘Camino Frances’, many walking 800 kms from the Pyrenees. But for over a millennium countless thousands have arrived in Santiago via other Camino routes! One … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Two weeks along the Camino del Norte and then – a few days on the Camino Finisterre

Our two weeks of walking along the Camino del Norte through the rugged rural landscape of Cantabria and Asturias is now at an end. This trail is said to be one of the most challenging of all the Camino routes … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Writing along The Way – Part 2

Further extracts from the work of participants who joined our Journal Writing tour. Lyn Reeves Lyn is a successful Haiku poet.  During our tour she developed some poetic gems that crystalised for us, with great clarity, some moments of her … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Writing along The Way

Writing the Camino began with a workshop led by Creative Writing professional, Heather Wearne, in Porto before we set off on the first stage of our pilgrimage. We began with a discussion of the long and well-established history of the … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: A brief history

The Camino de Santiago leads to Santiago de Compostela, the final resting place of the remains of James, the Apostle. It has been a significant Christian pilgrimage site since the 12th C, at times surpassing the popularity of Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Thinking about walking the Camino de Santiago? Which route would you choose?

In just over three months our next tour group meets in the attractive World Heritage listed small city of Oporto in northern Portugal.  From here we commence our 10-day journey northward along the Camino Portugues to the historic city of … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: The Final Stage – Padron to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre

The last few days have provided many highlights! On Thursday several members of our happy band set off in the early morning mist to walk the final 25 kms to Santiago de Compostela.  They arrived jubilant, even if a little … Continue reading

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