Self-Confessed Camino Addicts

We enjoyed walking the Camino Frances so much we are planning to head off to Spain again & this time do the Camino Via de La Plata from Seville to Santiago de Comtpostela. The 1000klm journey is the real challenge as I would like to walk a “Four figures hike” before I get too old. […]

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John & Linda’s Camino

The Camino was everything we hoped and thought it would be. Having the 46 days to do it was important. It allowed us to constantly regroup and refresh. We chose to walk by ourselves and not go with an established tour. Doing this it was much cheaper and more flexible, and for us more rewarding.The […]

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Camino Salvado – Perth to New Norcia

I am so excited to be taking part in the Camino Salvado next week. The Salvado is a newly (relatively) established pilgrimage trail from St Joseph’s Church in Subiaco, Perth to the Abbey of New Norcia some 200 km away. The New Norcia abbey was established by Benedictine monk and missionary Dom Rosendo Salvado Rotea […]

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A Year on the Camino de Santiago

The book Guide to the Camino: St-Jean to Santiago De Compostela came about quite by accident. I returned home after a second time on the Camino trail and to keep my memories alive decided to write everything down, as it happened, day by day and in great detail. I wanted to remember every village I […]

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From A Volunteer in Santiago de Compostela

Just letting you know that after completing the Camino I am now a happy volunteer at the Albergue Acuario here in Santiago. I will be here until almost Christmas when I plan to fly to London to celebrate with family. Its now 7.10 am and all is quiet at theabergue. Just had some breakfast before […]

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An Australian Camino

Australian pilgrims don’t have to travel to Spain to walk a Camino. The Australian Camino, known as the Camino Salvado commences at St Joseph’s Church in Subiaco, Perth and finishes at the Benedictine Monastery in New Norcia some 130 kilometres away. New Norcia is Australia’s only monastic town and was established by the Benedictines in […]

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Marching for Animal Rights

With daughter Lucy, a vet nurse who is just back from working with elephants in Thailand I joined 300 other marchers walking through the major streets of Sydney to bring attention to the elephant poaching trade. Its hard to believe that elephants and rhinos are still being targeted and horribly brutalised. Hopefully it brought some […]

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