This is how I would summarise my experience on the Camino Frances. It would be untrue if I told you that I gained all of these insights on the Camino alone. I have to thank a lot of great teachers - near and far. However, many of these insights were confirmed on this journey. Whether... Continue Reading →
And then I was ready for the last leg of my journey. The Camino Finisterre - which would lead me to the coast. I left the hostel in Santiago rather late that morning. The Camino arrows were (as always) easy to spot. Shortly after I arrived in the outskirts of Santiago I came across the... Continue Reading →
Sarria is only 113km away from Santiago de Compostela and is a very popular starting point for many pilgrims. The reason therefore is that many people would like to receive their ‘Compostela’, a religious certificate written in Latin, expended by the Church when pilgrims prove they have either walked 100km or cycled (or travelled on horseback)... Continue Reading →
Let's start this blog post with a short (or in this case not so short) video. https://youtu.be/paENxu4Pc6U Overall I would describe this part of my Camino as the most enjoyable part. While the first few days of my Camino were also enjoyable, there was still all the excitement, the apprehension - whereas now emotions were... Continue Reading →
Ahh... and another night in a single room - in Burgos. Although this time it wasn't as relaxing as before. The walls were very thin and you could hear every sound your next- door neighbour made - and some of the sounds (if not all) you really did not want to hear... Anyway, a single... Continue Reading →
What are the advantages of the Camino Frances over other Caminos? And why can it be beneficial to walk the Camino solo? Is it good to prepare for the Camino? These are some of the questions I explored a little in this blog post.
We live in a time where globalisation, automatisation, acceleration dictate the markets, where people are under enormous pressure to perform, where human relationships are often rather superficial and fleeting, where there are happiness pills to make people more efficient and at the same time make them feel happy, regardless of whether body, spirit and soul... Continue Reading →