I’ve been seeing many posts lately in various long distance trek circles about how crowded the Camino de Santiago (490 Mile Trek Through Northern Spain) is lately. So I decided to dig into the facts to see how many people are currently hiking the Camino de Santiago. Here’s what I found… In 2018 a whopping … More Is The Camino de Santiago Becoming Too Crowded?
Guest post by Kate Spencer-Millan an artist inspired by the Camino de Santiago… I’ve walked El Camino de Santiago twice and continue to have a love for it. I remember the first time I told friends and family I was planning to walk it, they would always ask ‘why?’ My answer quite often was ‘I … More Guest Post: Camino de Santiago Painter Kate Spencer-Millan
The Pilgrim’s Welcome Office in Santiago de Compostela keeps detailed statistics about the Camino de Santiago (500 mile trek through Spain) which I break down and report on each year. Outdoor adventure travel, specifically long distance treks, are continuing to grow. They have just released the most recent annual statistics for 2017 and it looks like the … More New 2017 Statistics Camino de Santiago
For the past 2 years I have been working on a new novel, Finding Tiger. I am proud of this body of work and hope that you get something from it and at the very least enjoy a great adventure. The book is available now (paperback and Kindle) from Paz Publishing. Order now from Paz Publishing or Amazon.com. … More New Book – Finding Tiger: A Novel by Gabriel Schirm
New 2017 Midyear Statistics Camino de Santiago: 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 statistics for 2017 and it looks … More 6 Month Statistics Camino de Santiago 2017
I have received some great emails this month asking some fantastic questions about the Camino de Santiago as readers prepare to hike 500 miles across Spain themselves. I am jealous! I want to hike it again. I boiled down some of the most common questions I have been getting recently for the benefit of those … More Camino de Santiago FAQs