I did my Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage in 2004. To be authentic, I walked the whole French Way; 34 days, 18 kg of gear, 764 km on foot. I lost 8 kg in weight! I had read a lot about the Camino being a spiritual experience, and I wanted to try and capture on film […]
Travel Spain and appreciate it’s amazing diversity by meeting the locals. Stories include: *In Sevilla I interview two flamenco dancers, Asa Danielson from Sweden, and Elena Moro Roman, an Australian of Spanish Background. Both have moved to Sevilla to practice flamenco. I also try to define the flamenco term ‘Duende’, with interpretative dance and poetry. […]
Below is a list of Overlander.tv’s completed travel programs: The Way – Camino de Santiago The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is one of the World’s most popular pilgrimages. Filmmaker Mark Shea wished to explore the spiritual affect the Camino (Way of St James) has on pilgrims, by walking the French Way alone, and […]
The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is one of the world’s most popular Pilgrimages. Filmmaker Mark Shea wished to explore the spiritual affect the Camino (Way of St. James) has on pilgrims, by walking the French Way alone and documenting his own personal experiences. The resulting film is an honest and joyous portrayal of […]
Mark makes it to Santiago de Compostela where he experiences traditional Galician music and dancing as well as attending a pilgrim’s mass in the Cathedral. He sees the famous Botafumeiro swing through the aisles and films ancient rituals performed by pilgrims in the Cathedral. His final message is a quote from St Augustine – Solvitur […]
Only 16 kms from Santiago de Compostela, after 34 days of walking, and a night of food poisoning and a symphony of snoring, Mark sums up his camino pilgrimage. He has learnt that walking can be a meditative experience, but feels the busy final stage of the camino is essential for people to re enter […]
Mark has reached El Cebreiro in Galicia. He is 150 kms or one week away from Santiago de Compostela. After weeks of walking he feels fit and healthy and keen to walk the remaining distance.
Mark reaches one of the harder walking days of the Camino, rising from 600 to 1300 metres over 10 kms. He marvels at the scenery, the crystal clear streams and ancient forests.
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.