From medieval cities, to enchanted forests, you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of ancient Northern Spain on this once-in-a-lifetime challenge. 6 – 13 May 2020 The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is more than just a trail. Its origins of an ancient pilgrimage carry through to modern day times, where, although the incentive may no…

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THE ONE WITH THE DINOSAUR DISTANCE: 14 miles, 22.5km, 32k steps TERRAIN: Once again it was mainly road walking or forest trails. We didn’t pass many villages (apart from one that hosted a 🦕) today and the last few kilometres were a bit of a mental challenge as we walked along the N50. We’ve only…

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This week I interview John Carroll who now lives in Australia, but you can certainly hear a strong Manchester accent!   John spent some time walking the French Way as a group with 7 friends from sunny Oz, but then ventured off on his own to experience a different Camino along the Ingles Route in…

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Day 3 – Pontedueme to Betanzos DISTANCE: 15 miles, 43k steps, 24km WEATHER: cold this morning but a lovely afternoon in the afternoon sun. TERRAIN: This certainly feels more like Galacia now. LET THE SQUIRRELLING COMMENCE. I was wide awake at 4.30am but it felt rude to get out of bed that early. So I…

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DISTANCE: 21.27 miles, 48k steps, 34km FERROL IS RIDDLED WITH DRUNKS I Left at 6.18am after a hot coffee in my room (love my jet boil).  Ferrol is a big city and the place is riddled with drunks who have not yet made it home! – I am walking in the dark, heading for the…

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Day 1 – Gatwick to Ferrol (Northern Spain) The day of Spanish people singing the Proclaimers, no campsites and a lollipop! GATWICK FUN… I open my eyes gradually and glance at my watch. It’s 2.56am and I need to get out of this very comfortable Premier Inn bed in four mins. 3am, and I hit…

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As some of you may know, I am heading back to Spain in October 2018 to walk the Camino Ingles (English Way).   I will be walking from the old landing steps at Ferrol in Northern Spain to the Cathedral in Santiago.  This route walks along the coast and then through the beautiful green landscape of the…

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