New Camino Book!

Do you fancy a quieter, more contemplative walk to Santiago de Compostela? More calming, embracing the solitude, and using your skills. Consider walking in winter then.

The Way, the Pilgrimage in Winter

One of my favorite Camino authors is a woman who was sent by the New York Hispanic Society at the beginning of the 20th century to write about Spain to encourage Americans to go there. She worked mostly during WWI and her personal goal was to find the inspiration for medieval Spanish church design, but […]

New Camino Podcasts!

Here are links to some of the recent podcasts I’ve done to get the word out about both of my Camino books – Buen Camino! Tips from an American Pilgrim, and If You Stand Here: A Pilgrim’s Tour of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. One book to get you safely to Santiago, the other […]

Guest on a New Travel Podcast!

It was a delight to speak with award-winning Forbes travel writer Lea Lane about the Camino de Santiago. Her book, Places I Remember, will take you on a trip around the world. Very highly recommended. You can listen to the podcast anywhere you get your podcasts. The link to our chat is here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/places-i-remember-travel-talk-with-lea-lane/id1554088083

The Coronavirus and the Camino – Some Thoughts

Many thanks to the Fundación Jacobea for prompting me to put my thoughts into words. https://www.fundacionjacobea.org/en/ways-of-santiago/reflections-on-the-camino-from-the-lockdown-anne-born/ I consider myself very lucky to have walked the Camino Frances from Sarria in January 2020 – before we knew what we all know now about this virus. I look forward to my next visit to the Cathedral – […]

Every Day, Everything You Want

What if that’s all it is? What if all the spiritual talk about finding God or yourself isn’t the thing that we take away from walking the Camino de Santiago? What if it’s just that for a few days, we can do whatever we want? I had this discussion with my daughter who is planning […]