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LIVE FROM TRAIL Camino Frances: Pamplona – Puenta de la reyna

DISTANCE: 24.92 ELEVATION GAINED: 484m ELEVATION LOST: 541m DIFFICULTY: easy to moderate What a stunning day we have had on a fantastic track all along the way. I was expecting the elevation and gradient to be much harder than it was but all that…

LIVE ON TRAIL Camino Frances : Espinal to Pamplona

DISTANCE : ~40KM ELEVATION GAIINED : ~300 – 400M DIFFICULTY : Easy but relentless WOW!!! what a long day, we really set ourselves up for a long one! Haha! So generally really lovely walking conditions on lovely built paths making very pleasant walking indeed….

LIVE ON TRAIL Camino Frances: San Jean Pied de Port and the Pyranees

Ok so walking across the Pyranees turned out to be in terrential rain with no visability and we were advised to take the road route. This would have meant lots of walking in terrential rain with 2 dogs on a lead, on a busy…

Pre camino prep and frustration

I am driving to Saint Jean Pied de Port tomorrow to spend the night and start the pilgrimage of the Camino de Frances. Bag all packed – check Logistics and accommodation sorted – check Dog stuff all packed and ready – check So I’m…

Processionary caterpillar (Thaumetopoea pityocampa)

So these little babies are equally as interesting as they are dangerous. ****NO TOCAR**** ****DO NOT TOUCH**** They are named after their travelling habits as they follow eachother one by one in this magestic manner which forms a procession. As beautiful as they are…