The spirit of peace matched my footsteps on the Portuguese Camino de Santiago Espiritual route when I came across this little serenity garden, a patch of wild for meditation. I often talk about the Camino spirit as joy, an awakening of the heart, as I experienced during my Camino Frances. The Camino spirit was one […]
Santiago! Santiago! I Made My Way To The Promise Land!
Buen Camino! Santiago! Santiago! I’ve reached the end of the long road to Santiago. I began my Camino with my puppaboy William in the Portuguese border town of Caminha on the 1st May 2021. I crossed over the border into Spain and walked along the stunning coastline of the Portuguese Spiritual route visiting the towns […]
The Camino De Santiago Is A Universal Pilgrimage For All.
In the summer of 2016, I decided that I would take time out from everyday living to walk the legendary Camino de Santiago. The Camino de Santiago is a network of trails that run throughout Europe with a suggested end goal. The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the alleged final resting of St James. I […]
Camino De Santiago: I Wasn’t Looking For A Knight. I Was Looking For My Sword.
In 2016, I walked the Camino de Santiago, a long-distance hike through Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. On the first day, I noticed that the vast majority of my fellow pilgrims were young men and that some who were looking to connect with female walkers. I got through the first day, politely declining all […]
I Am A Woman Born To Roam, Wild & Free
I love to roam—to wander at will. The open road is my friend, and the call to hit the road is one that I cannot easily ignore. I have a bad case of wanderlust. A gentle ache for all the places I have yet to explore. A desire for the intense connections I’ll make on the […]
Tales Of Sweat, Tears And Long Forgotten Dreams At A Camino De Santiago Pilgrim Dinner.
There were so many wonderful evenings on the road to Santiago during my 2016 Camino Frances. The Camino de Santiago is a network of trails that cross the whole of Europe and end at the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. As I am a traveller by nature, I know the freedom of sharing company with […]
Camino De Santiago Spirit. It’s That Crazy Little Thing Called Joy.
If you plan to walk the long road to Santiago, I’m sure you’ve heard all about the legendary Camino spirit. Ask any pilgrim to tell you all about their Camino de Santiago and you will see their eyes light up, as they share their tales of adventure. The Camino de Santiago is a network of […]