photo by Eric Brochu

Craig Martin takes us on a pilgrimage from the south of France to the west coast of Spain: through cities and villages then to the end of the world.

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela has been a popular pilgrimage since the Middle Ages. During the last 20 years it has experienced a huge re-awakening with tens of thousands travelling it each year.

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For more historical background plus tips on walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela check out the Check out Adrea Kirkby’s Walking the Camino de Santiago, and Laurie Pickard’s 4 Lessons Learned from the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage.

Stay tuned for Craig’s follow-up podcast: A Practical Guide to Walking the Camino de Santiago, coming soon.

Check out the traveler’s notebook on iTunes.