I came across this story last week about Vancouver author John Izzo. A popular author, business speaker, and consultant, Izzo had a successful career writing and teaching about how to live and work better. But he wasn’t happy. So where did he go to rediscover himself? The Camino, of course. “Izzo hiked in Spain for … More This Is Your Brain On Walking. Any Questions?
Before I walked my first Camino, when I looked at the whole trip spread out before me, there was one part that scared me more than any other: the day I would walk over the Pyrenees. I’ve written about my own walk from St Jean Pied-de-Port to Roncevalles before. Every pilgrim who’s done it … More The Pyrenees Crossing in 3 Minutes (Video)
What is the Chemin du Puy — the Camino route from Le Puy to St. Jean Pied-de-Port, like? See for yourself. … More The Le Puy Camino in 12 Minutes
In a world that’s increasingly polarized between “us” and “them,” where “them” is often an enemy not worthy of respect, the Camino is different. … More “We’re All In The Same Boat Here” (Video)
I end up talking about the Camino so often that I’m making it official: I’m going to teach a class. … More I’m Teaching a Camino Class!
What is it like to walk from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela? I just found a video that sums it up and edits it down to just 4 minutes. It looks like they walked about the same time last year that we did, and so everything here is so familiar I … More Spend 4 Minutes on the Camino Frances
If you leave from Le Puy, this is what you’ll see in your first two weeks of walking, including France’s most beautiful villages” of Saint Come d’Holt, Espalion, Estaing, and Conques, and the stunning high plateau pastures of L’Aubrac. … More Spend 3 Minutes on the Chemin du Puy