Christina’s Blog

Believe in yourself

What a difference four years makes…looking back to 2012… The Olympic Games are in full swing again,  and we are in the medals!. Looking back to 2012  I remember how inspired I was by our Olympians’ mantra of creating a legacy which would inspire a generation and ensure that sport is accessible to everybody. They’ve…

The Compostela

The Compostela, the Pilgrims Passport to Santiago 800km   The Pilgrims Passort- Written in Latin and loosely translated it is a document that states that “the person named therein has come out of a pious (ie. Religious/spiritual) motivation to the Cathedral in Santiago to revere the remains of St. James”. To walk the Way of…

“Resurrection”

Leaving Leon The Resurrection , the third and final section of the Camino, but not the end. Leon was a welcome break after the long hot days on the flat lands of the Meseta. I had walked 22 days, 543km , taken 736, 248 steps, but still had another 330 km and 14 days to…

Walking 500 miles in 5 weeks

So here I am 736,248 steps and 543.39km into the Way of St James on the way to Santiago, with another 330 km to do in 14 days. My friends think I am mad, walking every day for 5 weeks in the hot summer heat of Northern Spain. I am no spring chickens, not exactly…