The Camino Theme Song

Did you know that the Camino de Santiago has a theme song? We were ten days into our trip, staying in a former monastery in Conques and sharing dinner with about fifty pilgrims from all over the world (the most we ever saw together in France) when the gite volunteers pulled out an easel, a flipContinue reading “The Camino Theme Song”

Ode to a Travel Pillow

If you spend any time at all in the pilgrim discussion boards and Facebook groups, you’ll discover that many of those who have walked the Camino have very strong feelings about how much everyone else’s backpack weighs. My pack was 6.4 pounds WITH WATER. Yeah? Well, I shaved off the handle of my toothbrush, wore onlyContinue reading “Ode to a Travel Pillow”