Pilar, a fellow pilgrim, explains the three stages of the camino; the physical, the mental and the spiritual.
[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 […]
[p2p type=”slug” value=”camino-de-santiago-the-way-film-part-28″ text=”Next – Part 28″] Mark walks a 17 km stretch along the Meseta. With 1,000’s of pilgrims walking the Way of St James every year, Mark passes on a valuable lesson about watching where you stand when you wander off the track.
There is a great spirit of friendship between pilgrims on the camino. People from all round the world walk this ancient pilgrimage route. In this video Mark joins a shared meal at an Albergue, which ends in pilgrims singing songs from their home countries.
As Mark becomes accustom to the daily walking, he experiences a ‘runners high’. The Camino has given him time to think about his life, and in his exuberant state, he decides on the things he wishes to change when he returns home.
Every pilgrim experiences a time on the camino when they question what they are doing and wonder why they are putting themselves through the hardship. In this video, the camino becomes a bit too much for Mark. He is sick of the walking, carrying the extra gear, filming, getting woken up early, the mud and […]
As Mark rests in the ruins of a 11th Century Albergue, he contemplates how many 1,000’s of pilgrims would have walked the camino since the middle ages.
Mark tried keeping up with some French girls and learnt it is best to do the camino at your own pace. Once again viewers get to see inside an Albergue. Mark quotes a nice pilgrims prayer he heard in a church in Los Arcos.
Mark reaches a winery (Bodegas Irache) that offers free wine to passing pilgrims near Estella. He learns an important lesson, the early bird catches the worm 🙂
With the forecast of snow, Mark is experiencing the full gamut of weather. The extra weight in his backpack has lead to a sore ankle. In the spirit of the comradeship of the pilgrims, a yoga teacher from Barcelona performs Reiki on Mark’s injured ankle.