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This Is Camino

This Is Camino is an extension of the brilliance of the restaurant, full of deep knowledge, good humor, and delicious food.

Author : Russell Moore

Release : 2015-10-13

Publisher : Ten Speed Press

ISBN : 1607747294

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A cookbook about the unique, fire-based cooking approach and ingredient-focused philosophy of Camino restaurant in Oakland, CA, with approximately 100 recipes. Russ and Allison first opened the doors to Camino restaurant in Oakland, California, just as recession forced would-be diners home. Faced with a walk-in refrigerator full of uneaten food and an idling staff, they got industrious—canning, preserving, brining. This efficiency borne out of necessity soon became the driver of innovation for Camino’s cooking and the marker of a truly waste-free kitchen. But Camino is not all prudence and grandmotherly frugality. There’s the smoldering fire at the heart of the restaurant, which likely has a whole lamb leg dangling from a string, turning as it roasts perfectly, its fat seasoning a pot of fresh garbanzo beans underneath. Or, eggplants grilling for a smoky and complex ratatouille. Or, fresh fig leaves browning over the hot embers for a surprising and unforgettable grilled fig leaf ice cream. The pared down approach to ingredients at Camino opens up a world of layered flavors and ingenuity—sophisticated but direct, revelatory and, in its own way, revolutionary. This Is Camino is an extension of the brilliance of the restaurant, full of deep knowledge, good humor, and delicious food. From the Hardcover edition.

El Camino

A day-by-day account of the author's five-hundred-mile solitary pilgrimage on foot to Saint James's legendary burial place in Spain includes his reflections on religious sensibility and other observations along the way. UP.

Author : Lee Hoinacki

Release : 1996

Publisher : Penn State Press

ISBN : 9780271016122

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A day-by-day account of the author's five-hundred-mile solitary pilgrimage on foot to Saint James's legendary burial place in Spain includes his reflections on religious sensibility and other observations along the way. UP.

One Woman's Camino

Discover the magic and metaphor of Camino! Leaving a highly-visible job took some courage, but Tracy Pawelski knew it was time. As she looked out on her horizon, her next step crystallized.

Author : Tracy Pawelski

Release : 2018-05

Publisher : Incredible Messages Press

ISBN : 9781732251007

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Discover the magic and metaphor of Camino! Leaving a highly-visible job took some courage, but Tracy Pawelski knew it was time. As she looked out on her horizon, her next step crystallized. She would join her 21-year-old daughter on a once-in-a-lifetime walk across Spain called El Camino de Santiago. While Tracy's trek along the 500 miles of this ancient Catholic pilgrimage began as a mother-daughter adventure, Tracy soon realized this was her Camino, a journey of profoundly personal insight and spiritual growth. Camino has a way of teasing out life's most meaningful lessons. Join Tracy as she navigates the challenges and rewards of Camino- including the endurance needed to walk 500 miles, the fellow pilgrims she meets along the way, and the internal struggles that come as she searches for answers. Ask Tracy how she walked those 500 miles, and she'll answer, "One step at a time." Whether the next step in your life is rewiring your priorities, resetting your course, or reconnecting with your faith, the first step can be the hardest. In Tracy's journey, you'll find the inspiration to make each step a new beginning in this uncertain but glorious journey we call life. "An insightful, true story about a modern, corporate woman overcoming obstacles on the ancient pilgrimage route." - Stacey Wittig, author Spiritual and Walking Guide: León to Santiago

Dancing on the Head of a Pin

This is a deeply personal book that embraces the author's passion for living, revealing her wicked humour, physical prowess, intelligence, and a defiance against all odds. The paperback includes 71 colour photographs from the pilgrimage.

Author : Trish Griffith

Release : 2020-06-12

Publisher : Escarpment Publishing

ISBN : 9781922329059

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A woman's inner and outer journey as she walks the Camino de Santiago trail while managing her Type 1, insulin dependent, diabetes.

Buen Camino!

A Father-Daughter Journey from Croagh Patrick to Santiago de Compostela

Author : Natasha Murtagh

Release : 2011

Publisher : Gill & Macmillan

ISBN : 9780717148431

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A Father-Daughter Journey from Croagh Patrick to Santiago de Compostela

The Camino Club

After getting in trouble with the law, six wayward teens are given an ultimatum: serve time in juvenile detention for their crimes, or walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route across Spain over the summer holidays with a pair of court ...

Author : Kevin Craig

Release : 2020-10-06

Publisher : Duet

ISBN : 9781945053979

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After getting in trouble with the law, a group of wayward teens from diverse backgrounds are given an ultimatum: serve time in juvenile detention for their crimes, or walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route across Spain over the summer holidays with a pair of court-appointed counselor guides. Although unlikely friends, they all try to make the best of their situation. The pilgrims grow closer on their journey, but when and if they reach the Cathedral in Santiago, will they each find what they're looking for and come out of the walk ready to conquer the shattered worlds they left behind?

Finding Santiago

This is where all the Camino routes terminate. The reason is simple. The remains of the Apostle Saint James the Greater are interred here. For pilgrims with religious intent, this is enough motivation for the journey.

Author : Don Thomas

Release : 2020-07-12

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Finding Santiago is a compendium of short stories about and from the Camino de Santiago. The Camino is a more than 1,200 year-old pilgrimage with its roots in early Christian fervor. Over the centuries, interest has grown in peacetime, then ebbed with plague, war, and economic conditions. Presently, the Camino de Santiago is enjoying a renaissance. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people make the journey, following paths and routes that date back hundreds of years. The author has walked six Caminos over several routes, to date, and has also worked each year since 2014, as a volunteer at the office that receives pilgrims at Santiago de Compostela in the Spanish province of Galicia in northwest Spain. This is where all the Camino routes terminate. The reason is simple. The remains of the Apostle Saint James the Greater are interred here. For pilgrims with religious intent, this is enough motivation for the journey. For others, it is the expanses of northern Spain that call out; the history, architecture, culture, and the wonderful people. The journey can take as little as a week, or several months. People from most every country, of all religions, or no religion, of all nationalities and political persuasions, races, colors, languages and cultures share in a common effort and goal, to arrive at Santiago de Compostela.The stories in this book are intended to entertain, inform and perhaps motivate. There are many, various books written about the Camino de Santiago. Finding Santiago is different, as it easily accompanies any other book you may have written about this subject. It contains stories personally experienced by the author, or which occurred while he was on a Camino journey.Don Thomas asks you to come along and follow in his experiences.

The Way Is Made by Walking

In these pages Arthur Paul Boers describes his month-long journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, a classic pilgrimage route that ends at the cathedral where St. James is buried, opening to us his incredible story of renewed ...

Author : Arthur Paul Boers

Release : 2015-04-21

Publisher : InterVarsity Press

ISBN : 0830899928

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Pilgrimage is a spiritual discipline not many consider. In these pages Arthur Paul Boers describes his month-long journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, a classic pilgrimage route that ends at the cathedral where St. James is buried, opening to us his incredible story of renewed spirituality springing from an old, old path walked by millions before.

Walking the Camino

Walking the Camino beautifully captures the flavour of what it was like to walk the camino, and is filled with fascinating observations and anecdotes about the nature of contemporary Spain.

Author : Tony Kevin

Release : 2007-07-02

Publisher : Scribe Publications

ISBN : 9781921753831

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In May 2006, armed only with a small rucksack and a staff, Tony Kevin, an overweight, sedentary, 63-year-old former diplomat, set off on an eight-week trek across Spain. But this was not just a very long walk — it was a pilgrimage. From Granada, in the southeast, to Santiago de Compostela, in the far northwest, Tony followed the Via Mozarabe and the Via de la Plata, two of the many pilgrim trails that crisscross Spain and Portugal and that all lead to a single destination. In the Middle Ages, the cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela was Europe’s most famous centre of pilgrimage, and in recent years it has enjoyed a remarkable revival; every day towards noon, hundreds of hot, tired, and dusty pilgrims stream into Santiago Cathedral for the daily Pilgrim’s Mass. What, in our busy, materialistic 21st century, is this apparently anachronistic phenomenon all about? What drives tens of thousands of people of all nationalities and creeds to make long, exhausting walks across the cold mountains and hot tablelands of Spain, to take part finally in a medieval Christian liturgy of spiritual renewal and reconciliation with God? Walking the Camino beautifully captures the flavour of what it was like to walk the camino, and is filled with fascinating observations and anecdotes about the nature of contemporary Spain. And because pilgrimage is such a deeply personal experience that has the potential to unlock the deepest recesses of hidden memory and conscience, it is also a profound personal meditation on the nature of modern life. It will be of interest to people who contemplate making, or who have made this walk; to those interested in the politics and culture of contemporary Spain; and indeed anyone who appreciates fine travel writing.

The Camino

THE CAMINO promises readers the journey of a thousand lifetimes.

Author : Shirley MacLaine

Release : 2012-12-11

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN : 1471105695

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'The Santiago Camino has been traversed for thousands of years by saints, sinners, generals, misfits, kings and queens. It is done with the intent to find one's deepest spiritual meaning and resolutions regarding conflicts in Self' - from the Introduction Shirley MacLaine is far more than a Hollywood legend - for the last three decades she has continued with her brave and public commitment to chronicling her personal quest for spiritual understanding. A truly inspirational woman, Shirley was prompted to take part in the annual pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain after receiving two anonymous letters imploring her to take the difficult trip. In her mid-sixties, Shirley managed to finish the nearly 500-mile trek in only thirty days - a phenomenal achievement. Throughout history, many illustrious pilgrims from all over Europe have taken up the trail, from St Francis of Assisi to Dante and Chaucer. Now it is Shirley's turn. With rich insight, humility and her trademark grace, Shirley MacLaine gently leads us through the range of astonishing and liberating visions and revelations that are revealed to her as she walked the pilgrimage. THE CAMINO promises readers the journey of a thousand lifetimes.

A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino de Santiago

Otherwise known as the Camino Francés, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago.

Author : John Brierley

Release : 2010

Publisher : Findhorn Press

ISBN : 1844091929

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Now updated to include newer maps and photos?and lighter in weight to support carefree traveling?this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Francés, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago.

Walking from Here to There

This book is equal parts reflection, factual account of the challenges and joys of the Pilgrimage, and practical advice for preparing for it and making it the best experience possible.

Author : Christy Day

Release : 2016-08-16

Publisher : Seacoast Press

ISBN : 9780997861280

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This book is equal parts reflection, factual account of the challenges and joys of the Pilgrimage, and practical advice for preparing for it and making it the best experience possible. Read it if you are planning to walk El Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Read it if you know you never will and want to know what it is like. If you like first-person accounts full of facts and reflection, you will like Walking from Here to There.

A Survival Guide to the Camino de Santiago in Galicia

In a nutshell, this is a guidebook written by a Spanish pilgrim for pilgrims from abroad.

Author : Jeffery Barrera

Release : 2018-01-15

Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN : 9781983737398

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Revised and updated for 2018. The only Camino guidebook written by a person who works as a guide on the Camino and who gets to walk regularly to Santiago de Compostela. This guidebook covers the last 159 kilometres (roughly 100 miles) to Santiago on the French route. Or in other words, it covers the section of the Camino in Galicia, starting on the border with Castile and ending in Santiago de Compostela. The guidebook is organised in eight chapters that correspond to the commonly suggested daily stages to be covered on foot. There is also a final chapter for the city of Santiago de Compostela, a general introductory chapter and an annex on general Spanish culture. Each chapter describes a departure town and a town of arrival, the distance to be covered on each stage and information about the villages, hamlets and other points of interest you will walk by. Each chapter also has a series of miscellaneous information snippets that can be historical, religious, artistic, or anything else related to Spanish and Galician culture and/or customs. This is a guidebook that will help you understand and appreciate Spanish idiosyncrasy, usually the most intriguing, and at times frustrating, part of a trip for travellers. This is also a guidebook that provides insider insight and information about the Camino; information on where you are walking, why you are looking at things, what you are eating and how to make the most of your experience; all that stuff that is not readily available to travellers from abroad. In a nutshell, this is a guidebook written by a Spanish pilgrim for pilgrims from abroad.

The Camino Made Easy

The Camino Made Easy: Reflections of a Parador Pilgrim relates three fascinating, culturally rich journeys on the Way of St. James, or the Camino, through Spain and Portugal to Santiago de Compostela.

Author : Olivia Pittet

Release : 2018-11-21

Publisher :

ISBN : 9781480863460

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The Camino Made Easy: Reflections of a Parador Pilgrim relates three fascinating, culturally rich journeys on the Way of St. James, or the Camino, through Spain and Portugal to Santiago de Compostela. This personal, practical, and informational story testifies to the advantages of doing the Camino on a walking tour, while offering fresh perspectives on this long-distance medieval pilgrimage route for pilgrims and tourists alike. Olivia Pittet describes stunningly varied landscapes, including the Basque country, the Rioja wine region, and Celtic Galicia, as well as the World Heritage cities of Burgos, León, and Santiago, while gradually unfolding the Camino's extraordinary cultural legacy and religious history, its present-day relevance, and its enduring appeal. She recalls what it was like to walk over one hundred miles on each journey, interweaving her Chaucer-style interactions with her fellow pilgrims, her love of landscape, and her special interest as a former medievalist in the Camino's literature and legends. Olivia also interjects her own tale, tracing her unexpected spiritual journey from its initial stumbling blocks to a developing sense of pilgrimage the closer she came to Santiago, where there are as many answers waiting to be found as there are ways of walking the Camino. Beautifully written and deeply felt, this rich fusion of pilgrimage and personal narrative, landscape and cultural legacy, literature and legend vibrantly re-creates the Camino anew.

The Camino Portugues

The book gives stage-by-stage directions for the Central Camino, starting from Lisbon, Porto or Tui, the Coastal Camino between Porto and Redondela, and the Spiritual Variant route from Pontevedra to Padrón.

Author : Kat Davis

Release : 2018-06-15

Publisher : Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN : 1783626364

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A guidebook to walking the Camino Portugués (Portuguese Way), 620km from Lisbon in Portugal to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. The book gives stage-by-stage directions for the Central Camino, starting from Lisbon, Porto or Tui, the Coastal Camino between Porto and Redondela, and the Spiritual Variant route from Pontevedra to Padrón. It also describes link routes that can be used to swap from one route to another. Detailed route guidance and maps are accompanied by fascinating information about historic and religious sites passed along the way. It is packed with essential information for pilgrims, with advice on getting there, when to go, where to stay and equipment. An indispensable facilities table showing the availability of accommodation, refreshments, supermarkets, ATMs and pharmacies along the route, and a handy glossary, make this the complete guide to the Camino. Since 1211 Santiago de Compostela has been a place of holy pilgrimage and the Camino Portugués is the second most travelled pilgrim route. The largely rural journey takes in four UNESCO World Heritage Areas - the Knights Templar Castle at Tomar, Portugal's oldest University at Coimbra, and the old towns of Porto and Santiago - culminating at the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.

Spiritual and Walking Guide

With space to journal thoughts and revelations, you'll hold onto this book as a keepsake for many years to come. If you are looking for a light-weight, all-in-one spiritual and walking guide, then this is the guidebook for you.

Author : Stacey Wittig

Release : 2014-03-19

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ISBN : 9780615989396

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Today's most complete spiritual guide for walking from Leon, Spain, to Santiago de Compostela on El Camino de Santiago. What about pilgrimage helps you let go of fears and find peace that passes understanding? How can you be still and hear God's voice as you trek the ancient pilgrimage route? How will you prepare your heart for a closer walk with God on El Camino? Find answers to these and other questions in this daily devotional and walking guide. Included in this book: Daily scripture readings - no need to carry a heavy Bible Meditations that help you hear God's direction for your life Questions for reflection to make the most of your pilgrimage Details about where to sleep, daily distances walked and essential websites Insider travel tips How to procure a Pilgrim Credential How to follow the route without maps. Here then is a guide ideally suited to you, the pilgrim, who is seeking direction, both spiritually and geographically while walking El Camino from Leon, Spain to Santiago de Compostela. While designed for pilgrims on El Camino, this lightweight manuscript is equally suitable as a spiritual guide for any trekking, biking or camping adventure. With space to journal thoughts and revelations, you'll hold onto this book as a keepsake for many years to come. If you are looking for a light-weight, all-in-one spiritual and walking guide, then this is the guidebook for you."

Camino Del Norte and Camino Primitivo

Guidebook to walking the Camino del Norte and Camino Primitivo pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain.

Author : Dave Whitson

Release : 2019-05-15

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ISBN : 9781786310149

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Guidebook to the Camino del Norte (Northern Caminos) pilgrim route through northern Spain to the sacred city of Santiago de Compostela. Includes stage-by-stage descriptions to the Camino del Norte (800km), Camino Primitivo, Camino Ingles (116km route) and the Camino de Finisterre, and provides advice, information on pilgrim hostels and more.

Mirrors of the Camino

You will read very detailed personal accounts told from the experiences of these two co-authors. COVID 19 changed our world. This book was written before COVID 19, and I elected not to update it before publication to address it.

Author : Randy Bateman Stephen Bateman

Release : 2020-07-18

Publisher : Independently Published

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Mirrors of the Camino is a dual journey of a 21st century couple, Randy and Patty, in their 60s, hiking the Camino de Santiago, sharing how they came to walk their first Camino and their experiences along the way, including their obsession with travel foreplay. You can endure with them their physical and emotional challenges, watch as they develop new friendships with a diverse group of hikers from all parts of the globe and witness their encounters with, and personal explorations of, a new spirituality offered by the Camino. There is also a 'Keep Portland Weird' current flowing throughout, with frequent "Foodie" detours. All of these experiences are paired with the Renaissance era commentary of an actual sixteenth century protestant minister Stephen, who not only bears the same surname and ancestral origins as his co-author, but authored his own book in the Middle Ages on pilgrimages. Randy's and Stephen's stories reveal the striking similarities and perhaps not so surprising differences between pilgrimages of the Middle Ages and those of the twenty first century. You will read very detailed personal accounts told from the experiences of these two co-authors. COVID 19 changed our world. This book was written before COVID 19, and I elected not to update it before publication to address it. Being sheltered in place should not stop your planning and dreaming about future pilgrimages. This is a travelogue with historical depth, told from two historical vantagepoints and spans five centuries. During this dark time when you are left only to fantasize about adventure travel, slip into your hiking gear, load up your backpack and take a hike with your hiking sticks around your block and when you return, settle in with a nice vintage vino tinto and indulge in some fun travel foreplay about the Camino and life in general.

Year 2020 Pilgrim's Guidebook to the Camino de Santiago

This guide is based on my experience of having completed the Camino from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela walking about 500 miles in 35 days, and having finished better than I was at the beginning. Buen Camino !

Author : Juan Martín García

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If you are an urbanite who has spent his life locked in four walls, it is logical that now you want to go out into the country. If you work all your life sitting, it is very logical that you want to walk. If you stay in insane and sad offices, you want to breathe clean air. If your days are filled meeting with colleagues and clients, now you want to enjoy solitude. If you must achieve absurd objectives, you want to do something where the end is not a goal. Now you can say goodbye to all that, and alone or accompanied, go to the Camino de Santiago. Buen Camino ! Index 1. The Way of Saint James History The Camino today Pilgrim or tourist, walker Routes to Compostela The stages Types of roads 2. Make the decision The reason Which route to choose Books and guides Alone or accompanied Budget In summary: yes or no 3. Planning Starting point The start date Plan the stages Accommodations 4. Preparations Test routes Clothing and footwear Backpack and cane Luggage Mobile and camera Pilgrim's Credential Take care 5. Running The first day Some things to do 6. The stages A personal experience Some things that happen 7. The French Camino Distances Accommodations visited Stages 1. Roncesvalles - Burguete 2. Burguete - Zubiri 3. Zubiri - Pamplona 4. Pamplona - Puente la Reina 5. Puente la Reina - Estella 6. Estella - Los Arcos 7. Los Arcos - Viana 8. Viana - Logroño 9. Logroño - Nájera 10. Nájera - Santo Domingo de la Calzada 11. Santo Domingo de la Calzada - Belorado 12. Belorado - Agés 13. Agés - Burgos 14. Burgos - Hontanas 15. Hontanas - Boadilla del Camino 16. Boadilla - Carrión de los Condes 17. Carrión de los Condes - Terradillos 18. Terradillos - El Burgo Ranero 19. El Burgo - Mansilla de las Mulas 20. Mansilla de las Mulas - León 21. León - San Martín del Camino 22. San Martín del Camino - Astorga 23. Astorga - Rabanal del Camino 24. Rabanal del Camino - El Acebo 25. El Acebo - Ponferrada 26. Ponferrada - Villafranca del Bierzo 27. Villafranca del Bierzo - Las Herrerías 28. Las Herrerías - O Cebreiro 29. O Cebreiro - Triacastella 30. Triacastella - Sarria 31. Sarria - Portomarín 32. Portomarín - Palas de Rei 33. Palas de Rei - A Fraga Alta 34. A Fraga Alta -O Pedrouzo 35. O Pedrouzo - Santiago de Compostela 8. The Compostela 9. To be continued... 10. Acknowledgments 11. Basic vocabulary 12. Personal notes Preface The Way of Saint James, also called the 'Camino de Santiago' or the ‘Camino’, is a crazy but rewarding adventure. For readers who are considering it, this book will be a help to make an informed decision and then plan it well. To do the Camino is to walk, nothing more. Walking is not running or climbing, but neither is it strolling at the mall. This guide is based on my experience of having completed the Camino from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela walking about 500 miles in 35 days, and having finished better than I was at the beginning. Buen Camino !

Going Naked: The Camino de Santiago & Life as Pilgrimage

This is not your grandma's pilgrimage book.

Author : Teresa Mateus

Release : 2019-10-15

Publisher : Mystic Soul Project

ISBN : 9781733278805

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This is not your grandma's pilgrimage book. Teresa Mateus' newest book, Going Naked, offers a vulnerable and deeply personal collection of stories which explore pain, loss, grief, transformation and celebration as they are exposed through the pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago and beyond into daily life. Mateus offers up her own Camino journey from Sarria to Santiago and onward to Avila, Spain as she reconnects with her own ancestry and history along the way. She explores themes of identity, race, gender, ability and socio-political context as they erupt in her walk of Camino de Santiago and onward to the city of her namesake--Teresa of Ávila. Beyond the Camino itself, Teresa explores the themes that pilgrimage shakes loose as they disrupt her own memory and reflection on her life. The reader is given glimpses of childhood struggles, adolescent trauma, adulthood divorce, and medical mishaps as expressions of the pilgrim's beckoning into struggle and transformation on the journey of life. Each and every stumble and fumble in Mateus' own path are taken on with complete sincerity and brought forward with a side of self-deprecating humor as she carries the reader along in her pack through every raw and authentic step. In this third book intersecting pain and healing by Mateus she takes her most personal approach to the subject matter, offering up the artifacts of her life and soul. In this stripping away of herself, she truly embraces the ethos of going naked and losing it all to find what is most essential. She does this first in the excavation of her own life, and through doing so she invites the reader to do the same. Each chapter closes with a guided ritual or practice for the reader to join in and engage their own pilgrim's process in the context of their own lives. From the Foreword by Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes: "In Going Naked, Teresa journeys past one obstacle after another then offers practices at the end of each chapter that invite us to embark on a pilgrimage of the heart. I am grateful for her unveiling of her innermost struggles, so that we can continue to interrogate our own."