Category: Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 36

Mark discovers his still camera is not working properly and nearly misplaces a video tape. It makes him realize how important the completion of this film is to him. He finds a mountain stream to cool off in, makes a really bad Jesus quote and tries to play his tin whistle.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 35

Mark arrives at the Knights Templar’s Castle in Ponferrada. Mark was fascinated with the mysticism of this ancient order, but has found walking the way has taught him a spiritual belief does not require membership to some exclusive order.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 34

Mark reaches Cruz de Ferro, a mountain top Cairn that’s history dates back to Celtic times. The tradition is to carry rocks on the day of your journey, imagine the rocks as problems in your life, then throw these rocks onto the Cairn, thus releasing the problems from your life.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 33

As Mark prepares for the climb into the mountains, he contemplates the mental and physical suffering of his camino journey, and whether it is leading to some purification before arrival at Santiago de Compostela.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 32

Mark reaches Hospital de Orbigo and at the Passo Honroso (the Honourable Pass) re-enacts medieval jousting with a fellow (giant) pilgrim. Mark also tells the story of Knight Don Suero de QuiƱones.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 31

On the camino our perspective of time changes. we seem to fit more into a day. Mark injures his shin, which slows his progress. He remembers that St James had a special place in his catholic upbringing.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 15

Pilar, a fellow pilgrim, explains the three stages of the camino; the physical, the mental and the spiritual.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 30

Camino Miracles. Mark meets an American Professor who tells him how after 40 years of no contact with his estranged daughter, on reaching Santiago he receives an email from her and meets her children for the first time.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 29

[p2p type=”slug” value=”camino-de-santiago-the-way-film-part-30″ text=”Next – Part 30″] Mark reaches Leon and enjoys the experiences of a city after weeks of walking through the countryside. As pilgrims get closer to Santiago, the competition for beds in the Albergue become stronger with many walkers rising very early each morning to ensure a place. The end of the […]

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 28

Many pilgrims come up with metaphors to explain their experiences on the camino. On an 18.5 kms stretch between towns on the Meseta, Mark feels the need to walk alone and think about his experiences. He finds the camino has given him an opportunity to learn to live in the moment.

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