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Trip: Walking the Camino Santiago

There are [8] stories from my trip: Walking the Camino Santiago


"the end of the earth" and beyond

SPAIN | Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | Views [591] | Comments [1]

The journey to Finisterre offered the time to relfect on my pilgrimage experience in solitude, peace and beauty... In the beginning I thought that the Camino was all about the people, but I have come to understand that we are constantly surrounded ... Read more >

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arriving in Santiago...

SPAIN | Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | Views [1072] | Comments [3]

Running through the streets of Santiago de Compostela...I felt as though I were flying.  I could not feel my feet, my legs, my backpack...only the anticipation of reaching the Cathedral. In the square, I fell to my knees, prayed and cried with absolute ... Read more >

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Villafranca Del Bierzo...180K to go!

SPAIN | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Views [945]

The last time I wrote was over 10 days ago...I became completely absorbed with the daily existence of being a pilgrim on the Camino.  The Messeta has been tough, and my friend Giampierro decided to go back to his family (in the North of Italy) when we ... Read more >

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Gallery: Life on the Camino

SPAIN | Sunday, 30 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Rioja!

SPAIN | Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | Views [605] | Comments [2]

The past three days I have been living life in Rioja! This region has not been as beautiful as Navarra, but once again, the friends I made along the way are what it's all about! Brasilianos, Equadorianos, Italianos and many Germans (I miss you Caroline!!!).... Read more >

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Leaving Navarra...

SPAIN | Saturday, 22 Sep 2007 | Views [990] | Comments [3]

Today I left Navarra...the beautiful Basque country within Spain.  The language spoken here (Euskara/Basque)is among the oldest languages known to be spoken in the modern world. I was fortunate to meet a local family in Zubri, near Pamplona.  It was ... Read more >

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...a word about faith

SPAIN | Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | Views [637] | Comments [4]

So, it´s been almost a week since I started walking the Camino. At times it feels like it´s been a few months... Words cannot express the richness and depth of this experience (at least not while I´m at a computer that´s 1 Euro/10 minutes ;-). I expected ... Read more >

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St. Jean Pied de Port

FRANCE | Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | Views [637] | Comments [1]

I can hardly believe it...been working towards this moment for the past 8 days.  Pam & Maddog Madden saw me off on Kauai Thursday, Sept. 6, spent 48 fun hours in Playa Del Rey (thanks Marlene & Happy 80th B-day Jack!)then on to NY to hang with ... Read more >

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