REFLECTIONS UPON RETURN: HOW I’VE EXPERIENCED MY FIRST WEEKS BACK HOME AFTER THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO

And then you are back home. Like a character taken from one novel and placed into another narrative. One you recognise, though uncertain about the details. I remember opening my door, stepping inside my house and being overwhelmed by a feeling of completion: the circle was complete, I returned where I started. The actual journey…

AFTER 21 DAYS OF PILGRIMAGE: CHANGE OF PLANS!

The first 21 days of my Camino de Santiago have passed and I can tell you, it didn't go quite as I had expected. After a very cold start, my body started to disagree with me just a few days into my journey. Some extra stops made it little better, so I decided to buy…

WHY ON EARTH DO I WANT TO WALK THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO?

It had been a rough week. My grandmother fell and ended up in the hospital. My mother was abroad to help my little brother settle into a city he will be calling home for the upcoming months and could not get back as soon as she wished to. I did what anyone else would have…