The Irish/English Way

This is a route used in medieval times by Irish and English and others who would sail to O Coruna or Ferrol and walk 100K more or less depending on their starting point. As part of this walk it is possible to walk routes in Ireland or the UK to port cities as a first part of your pilgrimage. For example, before walking from La Coruna and Ferrol I walked The Kerry Camino from Tralee to Dingle Town and the Church of St. James.

Which Camino Should I Walk? The Camino Frances Or?

Frances may be my favorite but each Pilgrim is unique. The better question to ask is, “Which Camino Is Best For Me?” First of all, it is important to be aware that the Camino de Santiago is a personal journey and there is no right, wrong, best or worst Camino. Do some research and walk …

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Dingle Way; Day 3 Anascaul to Dingle-25K

Today is the last day of the Kerry Camino. Though I won’t be sailing to La Coruña. Of course, my path is to continue on The Dingle Way. Early on in Anascaul I chatted briefly with 5 Americans. Then 2 Germans just past Anascaul. Another bright blue sunny day raised my spirits and made for …

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Camino Irish (English) Ferrol to Bruma

The walk out of Ferrol was along the coast and quite pleasant as the black sky faded into grey and then blue. At Monastario de Couto there was a shortcut across Ria de Ferrol along a railroad track. It appeared to bypass more urban walking so why not. We reached our destination for the day …

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THE IRISH (English) WAY: La Coruña to Ferrol

Most people refer to The Camino from La Coruña or Ferrol as The English Way. Well if you have Irish blood you may prefer to call it The Irish Way. A month before starting this Camino, while walking the Dingle Way I found that the Tralee to Dingle Town section is The Kerry Way. Back …

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An Irish Camino: The Kerry Camino

The Kerry Camino: Started my third Camino to Santiago in 4 years from Ireland. This one beginning on the Dingle Way from Tralee, surprised me with its connection to The Camino in Spain.   Long ago pilgrims from Ireland would walk to Dingle and set sail for Coruña and walk the English Way (Or why …

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AN IRISH CAMINO. CAMINO KERRY:

After inadvertently happening upon the Kerry Camino I finished it in Dingle where medieval Irish Pilgrims would walk to and catch a boat for La Coruña and walk the remaining 74K to Santiago. Today if someone plans to walk the Camino Ingles and want a certificate they need to start from Ferrol which is 118K. …

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