I am very happy to announce my new book, “If You Stand Here: A Pilgrim’s Tour of the Cathedral of Santiago de Conpostela.” Look for it on Amazon NOW and by special order from your favorite independent bookseller. If You Stand Here: A Pilgrim’s Tour of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TFW3P26/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_drGcGbY9ZB318
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 […]
So how do you economize on the weight of your pack when you start planning your winter walk?
Can I do this? Yes. Pack up and go.
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This is a fun heads up! I’m starting a new series of guides to the Camino. The first will be a guide – specifically for English-speaking pilgrims – to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. You can read lots of guides. They’re dense, filled with numbers, how high the towers are, when the building went […]
It’s hard to describe this day, if you haven’t done it. You start as an innocent in a bar in Borres. I was so happy to be there I completely forgot to collect my first stamp of the day. I left with some friends – Texas friends, the best kind! – and we took off […]
What to do – argue with a man who lives on the Camino or just plain follow him? We followed.
I’m on the threshold, in the doorway. It’s a clear metaphor, of course, just describing a liminal space – you pick one side or the other, or you stay there. Do I back in and stay safe or do I step out and go on an adventure. It’s not unlike “Do I buy tickets or […]
On not losing your hiking boots and poles!