In 2016, I had the adventure of a lifetime. I walked the epic Camino de Santiago Frances. The Camino de Santiago Frances is an incredible 700-kilometre trek across Northern Spain. The trail begins in France at Saint Jean Pied du Port and crosses the mighty Pyrenees into Spain. For over 30 days, I trekked across […]
Camino de Santiago. Some Journeys You Must Walk Alone.
The Camino de Santiago is a network of trails throughout Europe with one end destination in Spain. The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and the alleged final resting place of St. James. The Camino de Santigo is not just a walk. It is a journey of a lifetime, a spiritual adventure that calls people from […]
10 Things You Need To Know About The Camino De Santiago.
For a thousand years, millions of people have walked the legendary Camino de Santiago, experiencing the spirit of the Camino, and life as a pilgrim. Here are 10 things you need to know about the Camino de Santiago. 1. Camino de Santiago means Way of St James and refers to the different routes leading to […]
Camino de Santiago. Things That Go Bump In The Night
If you have yet to wander the Camino de Santiago, you may be wondering where a pilgrim might lay their weary head for the night. Even though the Camino de Santiago is classed as a thru-hike, all Camino routes have the necessary infrastructure to ensure there is a village or town where a pilgrim can […]
Find Your Own Pace On The Camino de Santiago – Bryan Steward
I am often asked about the tattoo of a scallop shell on my leg. As I go on to explain how the shell is a symbol of the Camino de Santiago, I sometimes tell the much deeper meaning of the shell to me. On the Camino I overcame more than the average pilgrim. What made […]
The Magic Of The Camino Is In The People You Meet – Tara Marlow
The magic of the Camino is not in the trail but the people you meet. When I walked the Camino Francés (solo) in 2018, I was unaware of what I was missing from my life. It would take many steps, and many weeks, for me to understand what that was. I was at a crossroads […]
If You’re Grumpy And You Know It On The Camino De Santiago – Rudy Noriega
I bowl into today’s destination, Estella, at about 12.30pm in a truly foul mood and I can’t really give you a good reason why. I felt it almost immediately after I had left the pleasant surroundings of the bar in Lorca and I decided to keep talking to a minimum. “Buen Caminos” to my fellow […]
How Small Things Can Make A Big Difference On The Camino De Santiago – Andrea Haandrikman-Schraets
A bag filled with miniature painted stones, my backpack, me and everything leading up to this moment. Standing there and then, on the first day of the first Camino in 2015. I thought to be extremely prepared, researching and practicing beforehand. But not being prepared at all, for how this would change everything, personally and […]
Eddie Rock Shares A Fiery Memory From The Winter Camino.
After several hours walking in the baking heat I finally arrived at the old Roman mine shaft of ´Montefurado where I rested for a while next to the beautiful green river watching numerous small lizards dart in and out of the rocks as several large birds of prey flew round in circles above me. I […]
How The Camino Taught Me That We Are All Looking For The Same Three Things In Life – John Clark
It was 2010-11 and I was going through a bit of a mid-life crisis. I was turning 54 years old and starting to wonder what my life was really all about. Eight years before, I had changed careers for the second time, deciding that I’d had enough of working as a journalist for newspapers and […]