Andrew McCarthy’s Camino de Santiago

Andrew McCarthy’s Camino de Santiago

I’m finding it difficult to jump-start my Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage (which I have declared I would do next year).  To be honest, the thought of walking at least 100 kilometers on my own intimidates me. That the Camino de Santiago is IN  Spain makes things  a little more complicated. I have travelled …

How About Walking the Camino de Santiago in 2012?

Dare I say it out loud? “I will walk the Camino de Santiago this year.” There.  I said it. With so many things happening last year,  my dream of walking The Way was relegated to the bottom of my list of  “Things To Do Eventually”.  But this year feels different.  This year feels right.  I …

A Pinoy Pilgrim on His Way to Santiago de Compostela

In my continuing quest to find people who can help me turn my Camino de Santiago dream into reality, I stumbled upon Mark Ho. Mark is currently doing The Walk and is, in fact, on his 33rd day on the road with two companions.  I asked him to give me some tips on  how to …

A Step Closer to the Camino de Santiago

  Last August, I wrote about how I missed a talk by Australian professor and Camino guide Marc Grossman, lamenting how frustrated I was that I missed it and how going to this pilgrimage is really a  lifelong dream of mine.     So imagine my delight when four months later, on Christmas Eve last …

Paolo Coelho on the Road to Santiago de Compostela

Paolo Coelho on the Road to Santiago de Compostela

Speaking of the Camino de Santiago, here’s a teaser of  the documentary about the author Paolo Coelho’s pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.  At 38, he walked the Camino de Santiago and the experience changed his life significantly. I hope to have the same ‘breakthrough’ when I walk the Camino a couple of years from now.  …

A Glimpse of the Camino de Santiago in Ateneo

A Glimpse of the Camino de Santiago in Ateneo

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 …