Lighten The Trip Fantastic
This blog is my diary of my adventures in Australia and overseas. I hope it will inspire you to explore this great big world we live in and thereby to appreciate it and its wonders. Scroll down to the links to my journals.
El Caminos de Santiago
The Ways of Saint James
The ultimate how-to of lightweight bushwalking in Australia.
Peter Thomas has been bushwalking in Australia and overseas for over forty years as a Venturer Scout Leader, Bushwalking Guide and a member of the Australian Army Reserve. He has done numerous extended bushwalks in Australia including the Australian Alps Walking Track, Wilsons Promontory, the Larapinta Trail, the Little Desert, the Great Ocean Walk, the Hume & Hovell Track, the Wilderness Coast, the Port Davey Track, the Two Rivers track, the Great South West Walk and the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. Overseas, he has done a three day section of the Inca Trail and ten of el Caminos de Santiago (the Ways of St. James) in Spain and Portugal. He is currently a Trainer Emeritus of Scouts Australia with Instructor appointments in Bushwalking & Archery and a Team Leader and Training Officer with the Operation Flinders Foundation in South Australia https://operationflinders.org.au/
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Blessed are you, pilgrim if you find that the Camino opens your eyes to the unseen.Blessed are you, pilgrim if what concerns you most is not arriving, but arriving with others.Blessed are you, pilgrim when you contemplate the sights of the Camino and find them full of names and of new dawns.Blessed are you, pilgrimContinue reading “The Beatitudes of the Pilgrim”
Walking is not just a matter of ransacking the pantry, throwing things into a pack and then off to the nearest national park. With walking, as with any activity, the more you know about it the better you will be at it, the more you will get out of it and the safer it willContinue reading “Lighten the Trip Fantastic”
October 27 Perlio, Galicia, SpainLas Flechas Amarilla. Day 38. Ferrol- Neda – Gene – Perlio. 25 kms. So, I’ve got a week up my sleeve. Welcome to el Camino Ingles. (The English Way.) Ferrol is a Navy town on the NW coast of Galicia. I arrived just before lunch and decided to get going. p.s.Continue reading “El Camino Ingles. Ferrol – Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. 27th – 31st October 2019. 123 kms.”