John Hayes is a retired management consultant with degrees from Liverpool University and University College London. Immediately after finishing work in 2011 he embarked on an epic 5000km trek across Europe, walking from Tarifa in Spain to Budapest. John has written for numerous walking and trekking magazines. John has walked the Camiño dos Faros twice, in April 2016 (with Christine his wife) and in June 2017.
The Camiño dos Faros is John’s fourth guide for Cicerone, the first ‘The GR1: Spain’s Sendero Histórico’ was published in October 2015, the second ‘Munich to Venice: The Traumpfad, ‘Dream Way’’ in October 2016 and the third, The Karnischer Höhenweg: The Carnic Peace Trail: Austria and Italy in June 2018. John is currently working on his fifth guide, his first cycling guide – the Ruta Vía de Plata which is scheduled for publication in 2020.