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 […]

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

A New Tour of the Cathedral for Pilgrims

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

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 – […]