Tag: -Way of St James

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 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 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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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 26

Do people have the same experiences on the Camino? Mark has a meditative experience and was surprised to hear from another pilgrim, they had the very same experience, on the very same day. Mark read ‘The Pilgrimage’ by Paulo Coelho before walking the camino. He discusses how his camino experience is very different from that […]

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 25

Mark partakes in another shared meal at the restored 12th Century St Nicholas’s Albergue. The video then features some pagan symbology found in a Church on the camino.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 24

Once again, the tedium of walking alone, leads to Mark singing. This time, a song of his own making, about the camino experience. Singing while walking is a common experience of pilgrims on the Way of St James.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 23

Mark moves from the physical to the mental, and the tedium of daily walking leaves him questioning why he is walking the way. Mark is amazed to meet older people, in their 70’s and 80’s walking the camino. Many People walk the camino seeking spiritual or religious understanding, for thanksgiving for, or the hope of […]

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 22

As pilgrims walk the camino, it is common for many to sing while they walk. It is interesting the songs that come up out of the subconscious, many from childhood.

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