Category Archives: What worked

Things I’m glad I packed

Apart from a few things mentioned here I used everything I carried in my pack. I’ve already noted some of my favourite pieces of kit but there are some other essential items I’d like to highlight. Deodorant crystal This salt crystal, with a … Continue reading

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Things we posted home, threw out or never used

Fi thought I was carrying too much. I didn’t think so and hardly noticed once my pack was on my back but to show solidarity with Fi’s efforts to down size our packs I came up with a few items to … Continue reading

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Two things I wish I had packed

There was one thing I hadn’t thought of before leaving that would have been good to have – a small bottle of olive oil. We met a pilgrim who carried a sealable plastic bottle of olive oil and there were several … Continue reading

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My top pieces of kit

After more than 42 days living out of a pack, these are the pieces of kit that I grew to love on the Camino. I’ve put them in a rough reverse order, saving the best until last! Portable battery. For … Continue reading

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