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 […]
Vulnerability Was My Superpower On The Camino De Santiago – Amie Chilson.
During the first two miles of walking my very first Camino, I broke down into tears on-camera and openly wept. Having just left Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on a 40-day pilgrimage across Spain, I was suddenly hit by an overwhelming sense of gratitude while hiking through the charming Basque countryside. The late summer cornfields, pastures and rolling hills […]
Yoga And The Camino De Santiago – Silvia Santos
Five years ago, I began a new path, working as a guide in the Camino de Santiago. Life with its wild sense of humour was showing me its most ironic side! I started walking and hiking around 15 years ago, yet I had always held a passionate prejudice against the Camino de Santiago, Spain’s most […]
Two Friars, A Deacon And An Ex-Nun-On-The-Run On The Camino De Santiago – Marilis Pineiro.
It may come to pass that at a certain point in one’s life, one is faced with the realisation that they are no longer content with merely existing. This is what happened to me, anyway, and is how I ended up journeying over 1000 kilometres, from Lourdes, France, across the Pyrenees Mountains, all the way […]
Meet Rui. Walking The Camino de Santiago Medieval Style.
Meet Rui who is walking the Camino de Santiago – medieval style. I recently moved onto the Portuguese Camino de Santiago in the Rio Minho area. I love it! I spend my days wandering the countryside, sometimes on the Camino, sometimes off. It’s an absolute pleasure and blessing to live in the area and to […]
Finding My Purpose On The Camino De Santiago – Katie Spencer-Millan
How can I keep this short? I could write a book about El Camino de Santiago. I’m in love with this hike, this experience, this journey. Whatever you want to call it! But I’ll try to summarise and share with you the best bits! What is El Camino de Santiago? It’s an experience unlike any […]