The problem with having three e-mail accounts is that you sometimes neglect opening at least one of them. In my case, I only really get to open my official work (Ateneo) account once a week. So imagine my disappointment when I saw this email in my inbox this morning. I missed the event by an hour:
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Department of Modern Languages, together with the Spain Tourism Board, invite everyone to the presentation
ALL ROADS LEAD TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN
“Walk the Way to St. James: The Philippine Expedition”
26 August 2010 (Thursday)
by Marc Grossman, Renowned Australian professor, writer and Camino guide
Learn more about modern and vintage Spain and find out more details regarding the World Youth Day 2011 and pilgrimage tour to Santiago de Compostela. The Road to Santiago de Compostela is the oldest walking pilgrimage route in the world and one of the most important Roman Catholic destinations.
If you’ve been reading this blog, you’d know that walking the Way of St. James is one of my dreams. I wrote about it not too long ago here.
It would have been great to hear a first-hand account of the pilgrimage from Mr. Grossman. Dang! Oh well, I hope he’ll be back one of these days.
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