Walking the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain

by John Soares on May 6, 2013

Stephanie and I just saw the excellent documentary film Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago here in Ashland, Oregon. This hike has been on my radar for the last couple of years, never more so than now!

The Camino de Santiago is a 500-mile trek across northern Spain to the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. It’s been popular with pilgrims for 1200 years, but in recent decades it has drawn people of all faiths and outlooks from all over the world.

Here’s the website for the documentary: Walking the Camino. It lists details of  showings at film festivals and will let you know when the film will show in your area. You can also sign up for notification of the DVD release.

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Have you walked the Camino? What did you most like about it? Would you recommend it to others?

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