Camino author Roy Uprichard was born in Belfast, and is a retired Lecturer.
In 2012 he discovered the Camino Frances and on his retirement in 2014, returned to walk its entirety, recorded in his 2016 Travel Memoir, Restless Hearts.
In May 2017 he published Stone and Water – Walking the Spiritual Variant of the Camino Portuguese.
He is currently researching some places on and off the Camino Portuguese, and their Celtic resonances with Ireland.
He hopes to continue walking and writing.
He lives in North Down with his wife.