Dublin to Donegal – In exactly a year’s time, the sun will rise on Brexit Day but what will become of the border in Northern Ireland

August 28th – 29th 2017 (Days 112 -113) Today's featured photo shows the sun rising over farmland near Ashbourne in County Meath. I had set off from Dublin in the pitch dark and had cycled almost 50 km before the sun started to rise. The earliest I had ever set off before on this year's tour … Continue reading Dublin to Donegal – In exactly a year’s time, the sun will rise on Brexit Day but what will become of the border in Northern Ireland

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Rosslare to Dublin – Despite the wind and rain, it was great to be back in Ireland after over 3 months away

August 24th – 27th 2017 (Days 108 – 111) Today's featured photo shows the sign welcoming you to Rosslare Harbour in Wexford. Cead mile failte is an Irish saying that means a hundred thousand welcomes and after 3 and a half months away from Ireland, it was great to see the sign for Rosslare Harbour … Continue reading Rosslare to Dublin – Despite the wind and rain, it was great to be back in Ireland after over 3 months away

Dublin to Rosslare – My Camino gets underway from St. James Church in Dublin

May 9th – 11th 2017 (Days 01 – 03) Today's photo shows St. James Church in Dublin from where my Camino and the 2017 Tour de Travoy started. For at least 800 years, pilgrims have been making their way from St. James Church and St. James Gate in Dublin to Santiago de Compostela. St. James … Continue reading Dublin to Rosslare – My Camino gets underway from St. James Church in Dublin

2017 Tour de Travoy to feature the Camino, the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes

The main aim of the 2017 Tour de Travoy is to complete the Camino from Dublin to Santiago de Compostela. In the Middle Ages, pilgrims would set off from James St. in Dublin and sail by boat to A Coruna in north western Spain before hiking about 60 km from there to Santiago. There are … Continue reading 2017 Tour de Travoy to feature the Camino, the Pyrenees and Route des Grandes Alpes