The Way of St. James
A Brief Introduction
“Camino is more like a place where the secular pilgrim goes in search of his own spirituality.”
(Note: This is not a religious blog.)
Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) pronounced “kāmino” – is a pilgrimage route in the north of Spain. There are, in fact, various different routes across Europe which all lead to Santiago de Compostela.
Although it is one of the holiest shrines of Christianity, increasing number of pilgrims who are walking the Camino these days belong to various different faiths or to none at all. So, you find people from all faiths here. As someone told me once, Camino is more like a place where the secular pilgrim goes in search of his own spirituality.
The route that I took is known as Camino Frances. It begins in a small town of Saint Jean Pied de Port on the French side of the border and stretches up to the City of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia Province near the north-western coast of Spain.
I have related my journey on this blog in various episodes.
Read my story and write yours!
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