A Year on the Camino de Santiago

The book Guide to the Camino: St-Jean to Santiago De Compostela came about quite by accident. I returned home after a second time on the Camino trail and to keep my memories alive decided to write everything down, as it happened, day by day and in great detail. I wanted to remember every village I […]

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In the Shadows of a Camel Train

Well, walking across a blazing hot desert with a camel train is not for the faint-hearted I discovered. We were a small party – Margie from Sydney, Ollie from Finland, Russell the cameleer, me and a small train of 8 very large (mostly) and very beautiful camels. The camels carried our supplies – water, food […]

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A Desert Camino

With a new book about to be released I am taking some time off and heading off on a kind of ‘desert’ camino. Three ‘pilgrims’a string of sturdy camels (to carry our supplies, not to sit on or ride) will be trekking across a small section of the desert with an experienced leader/chief cameleer. I […]

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Sandra – www.pilgrimsinsydney.org Australia: Lescar to Puente la Reina via Somport and Eunate – May/June

Sandra is a foundation member of ‘Pilgrims in Sydney’, an organisation dedicated to assisting future pilgrims plan their pilgrimage. All past and future pilgrims are most welcome to attend the monthly meetings held in Sydney. Pilgrims in Sydney meet at a location near the Town Hall the first week of each month. While there is […]

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Sinead Joyce: Australia. Camino Frances, May/June

I walked from Sahagun to Santiago de Compostela in June 2010 and was lucky enough to have the company of my daughter for the first two days so I could ‘get the hang of it’. On arrival in Santiago I was thrilled to be able to catch up with Trish Clark, a fellow Camino enthusiast […]

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Jane V Blanchard, USA: September/October

Author Jane Blanchard walked the Camino Frances with her husband Dennis, with the aim of creating enough memories to have something to chat about in their old age. However, with pen, paper, camera and recorder in her backpack Jane headed out on the trial with another purpose in mind – to write about the women […]

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