La villa de Estella, “great trading centre” de la Europa medieval

Aymeric Picaud visita Estella y la cita en su guía del Códice Calixtino. Georgiana señala que al monje francés le gustó “the cooking” y “he praised … La villa de Estella, “great trading centre” de la Europa medieval

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

Books, Books, Books!

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 […]

On Becoming a Pilgrim

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 […]

Ribadiso – a Pilgrim’s Welcome

One of the many special stops on the Camino Frances and Camino Primitivo, alongside the Rio Iso – the albergue in Ribadiso. Interested in more on the Camino? Try my book! In My Books and on Amazon and Kindle.