I climb to the Cruz de Ferro, the highest point of the Camino Francais in Spain at 1528 metres. This tall, wooden pole topped with an iron cross is one of the better known landmarks on the trail.
El Camino de Santiago Part 6 – Don’t take the Road, climb the Mountain
El Camino de Santiago Part 7- Hanging Mist, Two Bell Tolls and a Gin & Tonic
Ambasmestas at 6.30am is dark and quiet. Keen for an early start to get up and over O Cebreiro I pull my jacket collar up around my neck, stuff my hands deep into my pockets and scout for an open cafe. I have about an hour of darkness left and quick glances behind me […]
El Camino de Santiago Part 8 – Save a bed, Octopus, Converging Trails & Santiago
Galicia has a mysterious feel to it. Nurturing Celtic roots and greener climes, it never fails to surprise me.
El Camino de Santiago Part 9 – If I only had a Week
A common question asked by those who want to go and experience El Camino but need to fit in with annual leave restrictions is which part would be great to spend a week on. I see it asked regularly on-line and it’s been directed my way more than it’s fair share as well.