Camino, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

4 Foods You’ll Eat on the Camino

26 Jan , 2018  

Enjoying coffee on the Camino Frances.

Food is usually one of my favorite parts of a walking tour. On the Final Stage of the Camino Frances, I got more than I bargained for with culinary treats that still have my mouth watering. Scrap those packed lunches and get those taste buds ready for some delicious Galician cuisine! Once you start walking […]

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Camino de Santiago Travel Guide

11 Dec , 2017  

Here at Macs Adventure, we understand that our customers have hectic lives!  Planning any adventure takes a lot of time and patience. Therefore we have we have put together a travel blog which will hopefully reduce the hassle and help in the initial planning stages of this once in a lifetime journey. Travelling to Spain is […]

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What Should I Pack for the Camino de Santiago?

5 Dec , 2017  

What do I need to take on the Camino? As a general rule, no matter the distance and difficulty of your Camino, you should travel light. The less you carry the more you will enjoy the experience. Things to consider: Planning what to take with you will largely depend on your accommodation and whether you […]

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How fit do I need to be to walk the Camino?

5 Dec , 2017  

walkers on the camino de santiago

There are some who travel the Camino without any physical preparation, and they get through it and reach the tomb of St James in Santiago de Compostela. You will have, however, a far more pleasant experience if you do some hill-walking or aerobic exercise in the months before going on the Camino! If you intend […]

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The Camino de Santiago – What’s in a name?

9 Jun , 2015  

A couple of years ago, I walked the Camino de Santiago.  My friend walked the Way of St James and our mutual friend walked The French Way.  We all left at the same time and all arrived at the same time.  Coincidence?  No, because confusingly, they are all the same walk. Over the 1000 years […]

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Walking the Camino Frances – Leon to Santiago de Compostela

23 Jan , 2015   Video

Leon Cathedral

When I was asked to go and experience the Camino Frances I was over the moon, I was desperate to get out there and find out just what I was missing! The adventure began in Leon which is a beautiful historic city, visiting the old part of town where the cathedral is located is a […]

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6 Reasons Why you Should Pre-book the Camino

8 Jan , 2015  

Before I worked with Macs Adventure I walked the Camino Frances.  I didn’t book, I just went, walked with my bag on my back and stayed in hostels every night.  Then after joining Macs, I walked the Le Puy Route in France that connects to the Camino Frances, but this time, my bags were carried, my […]

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Walk of the Week – Camino Frances

31 Dec , 2014  

As an inspiration for your New Year resolutions, we though that today we would focus on the mother of all inspirational trips, the Camino Frances.  If there is one life changing experience to take, the Camino Frances is the one to go for. Everyone that walks the Camino has nothing but good things to say […]

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Differences Between The Camino Frances and The Le Puy Way

2 Dec , 2014  

Having gained my Compostela on the Camino Frances in July 2011, I walked a section of the Camino Le Puy in 2014. Here are my thoughts on the differences between the two pilgrim trails. The Camino Le Puy is a much quieter route than the Camino Frances. It is a less travelled route compared to […]

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To walk or cycle the Camino?

30 Oct , 2014  

The Camino can be walked or cycled, and though walking is the most popular way to travel, there are many people who cycle. Walking Pros: Traditional pilgrim experience. Time to take in the sites and environment. The best way to experience the camaraderie of the Camino. All paths are suitable for walkers. More sociable. Cons: […]

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