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.
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
What Is Your Obligation?
When I came back home with my very first Compostela, I went to Mass not far from my office and asked the priest after Mass to hear my confession. I was completing a circuit that had started on Christmas Day 2010 when I flew from New York to Madrid to catch a bus to Sarria […]
After the Camino – What Now?
I’m home from walking the Camino. Now what do I do?!
Buen Camino! Tips from an American Pilgrim
New BOOK Notice! Not a guidebook, no maps, no long-winded legends or history – just lots of stories and helpful suggestions to anyone planning their first Camino or just waiting to go back. Geared toward American Pilgrims, this book is a must-have, must-read. It’s the perfect companion to your standard guidebooks, like John Brierley, the […]
New York City to Sarria (2010)
2010 was, in the language of pilgrims, a Holy Year. They don’t come around all that often and when they do, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela greets many thousands more visitors than in an ordinary year. I had read about holy years for some time and thought it was really nice to have a […]