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Pilgrims to Compostela simply start walking; they stay in refugios and carry a passport or credencial that is stamped along the Way.

Walking is physical and it reminds you of yourself in the world – you hear your breath and the scrape of your boots on the track; the straps bite your shoulders; you feel and hear your heart beat. You can move as fast as only you can move, and
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Paperback, 252 pages
Published December 1st 2020 by The Cuba Press (first published 2020)
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Fiona Gregory
Mar 05, 2021 rated it it was amazing
"When you walk," she said," you discover how you belong ; that you are apart of, not apart from. Walking frees you and weaves you into something more than you are."

This delightful book is so much more than an account of walking the camino, it weaves between Spain and Aotearoa, art and spirituality, identity and loss, history and memory.
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Anne-Marie
Dec 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a gentle and beautifully written (and illustrated) book!
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I enjoyed reading Ms van Bohemen's account of walking the way in 1998. I walked in 2017 and in the ensuing years a lot had changed, more commercialism, less giving at albergues, but it was still an awesome journey and Ms Van Bohemen's account inspires me to go again. ...more
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