Camino Pilgrim Stories

While experiencing the Camino by ourselves is important, it can be wonderful to read about the experiences of other pilgrims, especially those inspirational stories that pull at the heartstrings and illustrate the very best of humankind. One of the most notable stories is that of best friends Justin and Patrick who are known for ‘I’ll Push You’. But there are many more tales to be told and read about. We hope you find inspiration and comfort with our Camino Pilgrim Stories. If you have a story of your own to share, please do get in touch – we’d love to hear it!

Positive Camino Journey From Sarria to Santiago

An Arduous But Immensely Positive Camino Journey

An Arduous But Immensely Positive Camino Journey Meadhbh Monahan, journalist with the Impartial Reporter, walked the Camino de Santiago from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela with, a difficult yet extremely positive Camino journey. Why are you doing this arduous, tortuous journey?” That is one of the most memorable questions I got asked while walking

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Priesthood and the Camino

Trainee Priest’s Spanish Mission

Trainee Priest’s Spanish Mission POINT Road resident and trainee priest Barry Matthews is going the distance for his faith. That distance is all 500 miles of Camino de Santiago, the world-famous pilgrimage through Northern Spain. The 30-year-old trainee priest has temporarily discarded the robes of the priesthood in favour of a good pair of walking

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Santiago on The Way

Reaching Santiago

Reaching Santiago It’s turned out to be a prolific year for Kiwis reaching Santiago de Compostela on the Camino de Santiago. Despite meeting only a couple on our trip, 79 New Zealanders have completed the trek to Santiago de Compostela this year, nearly double the total for all of 2011. And we were among those

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