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Operation “Wisdom on the Way”, first edition

Right now, I walk between Le Puy and Figeac. For the blog, the occasion to summer. For me, the occasion to get some air and clear my head thanks to the best holidays ever: on the Camino! Also the occasion to launch the operation “Wisdom on the Way” for the first time. With quite some improvisation and DIY, but mostly with a lot of heart and a strong wish for reliance.

Where does it come from, where does it happen, what, why, how… everything is told in this article!

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Santiago in Love, summer break 2016!

The sun shines, birds sing and the road is calling me! Summer is here alright, it’s time for a summer break 2016! My to-do list will never be done, I’m just going to toss it out and get some air. My bag is (almost) ready, my shoes and my stick already wait for my by the door… I’m hitting the road and I leave Santiago in Love to summer. You know, like hibernation, but during summer!

I’m slowing down, but the blog doesn’t completely stop… Details here and now!

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To walk alone: 5 fears about it and how to get over them

To walk alone. Just hearing this is frightening… No need to try and deny it, I can see you shivering and sweating bullets on your keyboard! One can always find a whole lot of good reasons no to walk alone. Yet, solitary travel is an incredibly rich experience. As for myself, I looooove to walk alone! Luckily enough for me, because I started each Way of mine started solo!

Walk alone, something absolutely worth trying. Even for a few kilometers only (or a few hours, for the bravest ones!). And to convince you to give it a try, here’s a list of 5 fears that keep you in a pack, followed by 5 reasons to get over it and leave your mates!

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5 +1 simple tips to relieve your feet

Feet really are a walking pilgrim’s greatest friends. No need to go for a million miles to get it! Quickly, I adopted simple and efficient rituals to spoil them every days.

Because for one, better safe than sorry: why wait for trouble when they can be avoided? Then, because they’re really worth it: I love my feet and love my back!

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Santiago of Santa Marta de Tera

I discovered this statue in Santa Marta on my 2011 pilgrimage on the Camino Sanabrés (Spain): I liked it at once! Only once back home did I realize it was a pretty famous statue…

And for good reason!

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True pilgrim… or false pilgrim?

false true pilgrim

What a question worth stopping to think about it! Let’s be honest, there are differences between a true pilgrim and a false pilgrim. So, in order for everyone to recognize them, here is a truthful portrait of the peregrinus veritabilis*,  whom deserve our endless reverence and respect!

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Saint James: biography 1.0 according to the Bible

learn about Saint James biography

 We’re bound to talk a lot about him. He is the star of the Camino! Jacques, Santiago, James, Jakobus and other Giacomo, his name is translated in the many languages that can be heard on the ways…

Although,who is saint James of Compostela? Pilgrim who walks on his Way… can you answer this question? Do you know who truly was the man who gave his name to the Way of the stars? Well, here and now, the necessary answers to this fundamental question!

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Welcome on Santiago in Love!

welcome

Ultreïa, here we are! Here is the first post on Santiago in Love! Tell about Santiago as it lives in my heart and share it on this blog… I had this idea not so long ago, but it seemed right and good. So, why not give it a try?

To celebrate and introduce myself, my Ways and the blog, I thought a little self-interview would be just right… So let’s go!

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