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It’s only for one night

It felt like a gamble, but the price was right and truth be told, there weren’t many (any) other options in the area. So, I booked a room at the truck stop hostal. The name was nice enough, “El Chocolatero”, which I translated in my head as The Chocolate. As in, you had me at …

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7 ways to tame Camino-planning overwhelm

You want to walk the Camino de Santiago, so you go online and start to do some research. You watch some YouTube videos, read some Facebook posts, maybe even search through the thousands of pilgrim-sourced questions and answers on the popular forum. Maybe you signed up for my email list and got your free …

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How to use guidebooks and apps to plan your Camino, plus . . .

SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOU In this episode I share with you one of the audio sessions for my signature program, the Camino Francés Getting Started Audio Guide, which will be available for 25% off the regular price starting on December 1, 2023 (Saturday the 2nd in Australia and New Zealand). The sample audio session in …

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Take a walk of faith with pilgrim Nidia

TURNING TRIALS INTO BLESSINGS Nidia from Utah, USA, shares her story of turning incredible trials into blessings, plus how and why she is preparing to walk the Camino Francés in 2024. Faith is a choice, she says, and life itself is a pilgrimage. Find out about the “power of gathering” and how religion can bring …

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When it Rains on the Camino

When in Spain this year I thought a lot about the weather. All pilgrims do, really. That’s because as pilgrims we are out in the weather for hours each day, and the weather is simply unavoidable. It’s fairly easy to understand what your day will be like when the weather forecast is 80 degrees and …

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