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  1. onwayhome

    How hot is too hot to walk?

    Just noticed it's looking super hot in central Europe and NE Spain this week, with 40degC forecast for Pamplona. This is unusual for June and pilgrims might not be expecting conditions that make walking potentially dangerous.
  2. onwayhome

    St Augustine's Camino

    Saint Augustine's Camino goes from Rochester Cathedral to the shrine of St Augustine in Ramsgate, via Canterbury, a total of 67miles (108 Km) spread over seven days using the suggested stages. Although recently developed, the walk visits places rich in pilgrim history, current centres of...
  3. onwayhome

    Is there a Camino library?

    Having a clear out and I've just come across an early guidebook- Guia del Peregrino (Everest 1985). Its not doing a lot on my bookshelf and I'm wondering if there's a Camino library in the UK/Europe that might like it as a donation? With big maps and colour photos it actually weighed too...
  4. onwayhome

    How to stay cool in this heatwave

    As the heatwave continues across Europe, with temperatures forecast over 40degC for some parts of the Camino Frances, here's Laurie Lee heaping up the crushed ice in one of my favourite passages. I hope it helps us all to keep cool: "By now it was noon, with almost everyone under cover, in the...
  5. onwayhome

    Phew! Getting hot this week.

    Heatwave predicted in Spain and Portugal. http://www.euronews.com/2018/08/01/temperatures-in-spain-and-portugal-could-exceed-48-degrees-breaking-all-time-europe-record
  6. onwayhome

    Watling Street Pilgrims Way to Canterbury

    I was reminded of my first Camino (in the mid 1980's) last week while walking from Rochester to Canterbury along the old Watling Street route. This would have been the most likely direct way from London and was the basis for the fictional journey of Chaucer's pilgrims. Trouble is, the route...
  7. onwayhome

    GPS with voice guidance

    I think I'll need be needing GPS for my next pilgrim adventure along a largely unmarked route. On previous travels Maps.me has worked great on an android phone. Now I need reading glasses I'm finding it a bit of a performance getting everything out and on to check where to go and would like to...
  8. onwayhome

    The Man who never stopped walking

    He has walked many of the major US trails and well beyond, on an inner and outer quest that's pared life down to essentials. For anyone who has fantasised about their Camino carrying on for ever..... The man who went on a hike – and never stopped walking...
  9. onwayhome

    St Michael's Way: The UK Camino

    Even after hearing about this footpath it was still a surprise to see a sign with the familiar Camino scallop shell design and 'Pilgrim route to Santiago' in a Cornish seaside village. St Michael's Way is the only UK footpath to be designated a European Cultural Route in recognition of its...
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