The Pilgrim’s Welcome Office in Santiago de Compostela keeps detailed statistics about the Camino de Santiago (500 mile trek through Spain) which I find fascinating. Outdoor adventure travel, specifically long distance treks, are continuing to grow. They have released the most recent annual statistics for 2016 and it looks like the Camino de Santiago is continuing the … More New 2016 Statistics Camino de Santiago
Food is such a huge passion of mine, especially when an outdoor adventure makes you hungry. I spent the summer working with our team at Paz Publishing to create a new outdoor adventure cookbook called The Colorado Camping Cookbook, by Graham Walker which was just released, GET IT HERE. We worked with chefs, local farmers and outdoor … More Camping Recipes – Hobo Packets With Foraged Wild Onions
A simple question indeed, but have you asked yourself, “What do I want?” lately? I asked myself this question over and over again while walking 500 miles through Spain. For me, pairing it with, “…if I knew I couldn’t fail” was quite helpful. My answer was simply …. to write, to love, to travel, to find purpose, … More What Do You Want?
I love hearing from those of you who are walking the Camino de Santiago and wanted to pass on a recent piece of information from Bob M. who just completed his 3rd Camino. Bob kindly gave me permission to share his experience with you here. I have received other messages from people currently on the … More Reports From Readers On The Camino de Santiago
No doubt if you are thinking about walking the Camino de Santiago you have thought about the risk. Are long distance treks dangerous? Is the Camino de Santiago dangerous? Are other long distance treks around the world risky? As with all adventure, yes, there is some risk in walking for an extended amount of time. People … More Deaths On The Camino de Santiago
Ready for a change? Life? Career? Location? It can be tough to reinvent yourself even though I would argue it is healthy to do so. When there are so many expectations about who and what you are, how do you reinvent yourself? When all others look at you with amusement and a sparkle of crazy … More How To Reinvent Yourself