Category Archives: Walking the Camino

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: 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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Walking the Camino: From Ponte de Lima to Padrón along the Camino Portugues

  Over the past few days we have enjoyed leaving our hotel early and walking through the fresh morning mist.  Despite experiencing strong sunshine by mid-afternoon we have diligently followed the yellow arrows and shell markers along The Way. Like many … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: From Oporto to Barcelos along the Camino Portugues!

Our group began in sunny Oporto where we explored the beautiful UNESCO heritage buildings through the fruit markets and the tiny cobbled streets.  A boat trip on the Douro River and some port wine tasting along the riverbank gave us … Continue reading

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