Welcome

a site to celebrate long walks, outdoor adventures, and especially the Camino de Santiago

created by writer and unlikely pilgrim Beth Jusino


“Beth’s story is a testament to the beautiful things that can happen when you stop saying, ‘I could never do that.’ And it’s a powerful reminder that disentangling ourselves from our responsibilities and compulsions can help us grow and thrive.”

Willow Belden, host of “Out There” podcast


The Blog

The blog is a collection of stories and lessons from more than 100 days spent on the Chemin du Puy (from Le Puy to St. Jean Pied-de-Port, France), the Camino Frances, and the Camino del Norte, as well as FAQs, lists, links to Camino news from around the world, quotes to inspire your journey, and recommended resources. There’s a lot here, so use the drop-down menu under “Blog” in the header to find what you’re looking for.

The Book

Walking to the End of the World: A Thousand Miles on the Camino de Santiago is the award-winning travel memoir, recounting my first trip to the Camino de Santiago. With no experience hiking, no language skills, and only a vague idea what we were in for, my husband Eric and I set out from Le Puy, France, and ended 1,000 miles later on the Atlantic Coast in Finisterre, Spain.

The Interviews

Since the release of Walking to the End of the World, I’ve had the privilege of sharing my story, and my passion for encouraging others to find an adventure of their own, in interviews with media outlets around the world. Here are a few of my favorites.


“For armchair travelers who’ve wondered if they too can tackle an epic outdoor adventure, writer Beth Jusino shows us that anything is possible. ”

Virtuoso Traveler magazine


Latest from the Blog

Hey, 2022, What’s New?

How time flies… It’s hard to believe that it’s been 7 years since I picked up my Gregory 36L pack (fully loaded for the first time) and walked those first wobbly steps out of the cathedral in Le Puy. Down the steep cobblestone street, turn left, and put one foot in front of the other…forContinue reading “Hey, 2022, What’s New?”

Hot Meals and Coffee to Go: On Becoming a Hospitalera in My Own Backyard

For an introvert, it turns out I’m really bad at a full pandemic lockdown. I know people who haven’t left their houses or seen anyone outside their immediate family for almost half a year. Me? It only took about a month before I couldn’t do it anymore. Washington state shut down in mid-March. By mid-April,Continue reading “Hot Meals and Coffee to Go: On Becoming a Hospitalera in My Own Backyard”