Hola from Santibanez de Valdeiglesia – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, I am now in Santibanez de Valdeiglesia and like so many of these small towns you find the albergue by heading for the church. I … [Read more...]

Hola from Villarente – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola from Villarente, Hi everyone, I am doing fine......heaps better anyway. Since the podiatrist visit and the confirmation of … [Read more...]

Hola from Sagahun – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola from Sagahun,  Life has been interesting since I left Hontanas. El Puntido albergue was great but somehow my room filled … [Read more...]

Hola from Tardajos – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, Today arrived in Tardajos, a small town outside of Burgos. The albergue is La Casa de Beli. This is a very nice place, as … [Read more...]

Hola from Villafranca – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants. Hola,   I am currently in Villafranca at Albergue San Anton Abad. I arrived after 24k and walked into a beautiful hotel lobby. At … [Read more...]

Hola – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, It is been an interesting two days. I have passed through endless vineyards, avoided heavy rain showers the last two … [Read more...]

Hola from Viana – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola from Viana! I am sitting on a roof top patio in Viana looking out at apartments where many people have laundry hanging on … [Read more...]

Hola from Cirauqui Spain – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, I am now in a beautiful hilltop village called Cirauqui and I am approximately 45k further down the road since my last … [Read more...]

Hola from Larassoana on the Camino Frances!

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock   I arrived in St Jean Pied de Port which is the starting point at about noon on Monday. I spent the previous night in Biarritz (France) and when I went out to see the sights it was slashing rain. I am sure I have the only photo of the famous Biarritz … [Read more...]

Peter visits Invergordon Scotland LBC

Oak Bay Club member Peter Insley dropped in on a 2 century old lawn bowling club in Scotland. Invergordon Bowling Club was formed in 1899 as part of the town's celebrations for Queen Victoria's Jubilee and is the oldest bowling club in Ross-shire. The original clubhouse, costing £48-10s., was in … [Read more...]