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.
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 […]
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
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 […]
The Camino de Santiago collection has just been updated to include photos from Advent 2021. Check it out!
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
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.