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60 and Solo on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela

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If the Camino de Santiago de Compostela is calling you, but you are unsure whether to heed the call or banish the thought, this book may help you decide. The writer can assure you that the thought will not go away of its own accord – it will pop up in front of you when you least expect it, and it will tag along behind you, regardless of your efforts to shoo it away. Eventu ...more
Kindle Edition, 119 pages
Published October 7th 2013
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Noiresque
No Dark Nights of the Soul here!

60 and Solo on The Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Kay Smith is a novelty among the Camino memoirs I have read thus far: a peregrina with no personal insights or problems to grapple with on The Way. Neither the surrounds, the walking, the people, lingering thoughts of her life, nor her health have, as per her writing, a major emotional nor psychological effect. I have read several ebooks and blogs from non-religious seniors and all were vastly more interesting
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Gary A Black
Jun 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Good primer

I enjoyed this little book. In my opinion it is written in that Helen Reddy "I am woman" undertone. Being a guy that doesn't do much for me. However as someone researching for my own trek on the Camino, this book . Actually serves as an excellent primer. I've already read several books and watched 5 or 6 you tube videos on the Camino De Santiago experience, but nothing I read or watched up to this point gave me as clear a visual as I received from reading Me. Smith's "60 and solo on t
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Rebecca D Greeley
Mar 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Aussie Angel

IPod this book because she walked the Camino on the exact days that I am walking. I reading her book I learned but the weather might be like what I needed to pack and what I can expect to see in the spring . I also enjoyed reading about all the kind people that she met and how she looked at the path . I really enjoyed reading this book. I suggest getting out a guide book as you read her book. Great story!
Anne Lawrence
Jun 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Interesting. Not as full of stories as other Camino books. Definitely just blogs she kept. Wish she had added insights now that she has been away from the Camino. Would have liked to see blogs as base and her expanding on them for a book.
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Kay Nolte Smith (July 4, 1932 – September 25, 1993) was an American writer. She was for a time friendly with the philosopher-novelist Ayn Rand, who was her leading literary and philosophical influence.

Smith was born in Eveleth, Minnesota and grew up in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Smith launched her literary career after her separation from the Ayn Rand circle. Her first novel was the mystery story The Wat
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