Our Camino begins

Camino Day 1 SJPDP – Orisson Assumptions based on previous experience can be found wanting with changes in circumstance. Based on Pam’s previous walking prowess walking the eight point five kilometers from St Jean Pied de Port to the Albergues Orisson will take a couple of hours. The Albergues Orission is small, having only 18…

Camino de Santiago

The Way of St James This is the beginning of our pilgrimage from St Jean Pied de Port at the foot of the Pyrenees in France following the ancient route to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, North West Spain. The Camino Frances, which is the route we are following, is over 800km in total. We…

St Jean Pied de Port

St Jean Pied de Port We started our day in this glorious part of the world by heading straight to the post office. Me, to post 3kg of stuff to Santiago de Compostela. I hadn’t even taken a single step on the Camino yet but the reality of our journey looking at the size of…