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Santiago de Compostela

Dreaming Santiago

perspectives on a Pilgrimage

Have we all gone totally deranged ? Do we require pilgrimages to get away from our luxurious and highly arranged lives ? Why do people voluntarily submit to a regime of walking endless stretches, day after day, week after week only to end up in one of the back-to-basic pilgrim's hostels on a nightly basis ?

In the spring of 2004, Bas Boorsma and his girlfriend Dewi embarked on their pilgrimage, an eight hundred kilometer walk to Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain. In DREAMING SANTIAGO, Bas describes typical Camino tales, reproduces his share of »Camino Baddies«, puts a scrutinizing focus on some of his fellow peregrino's, lets other pilgrims do the talking, describes what Refugio dormitories do for you, and more.

He also provides a personal perspective on what kind of seed is being sown when walking the ancient trail...
B. Boorsma
paperback, 170 blz
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Santiago de Compostela
Erwin Nas - kunst, cultuur & reizen - amerigo, 2018