Camino de Santiago-Style Travel Beats Conventional Trips

I am in Europe on another one of those “sexy” trips to exotic locales. And I am bored to death. Perhaps it is no coincidence. Interestingly enough, the word ‘travel’ comes from the word ‘travails’. Which brings up a great irony. In this day and age of supersonic jets and instantaneous communication, it is harder than ever to travel well, travel fruitfully, travel soulfully. Handheld and package tours are...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload of ‘The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago’ Monday and Tuesday

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking books, is offering his popular European travel book, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, for free upload on Amazon Kindle Monday and Tuesday, August 11-12. Walker is also the author of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Getting High–The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal....

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The Best Way to Walk the Camino de Santiago–Be ‘Entrepreneurial’

“Be entrepreneurial,” I advise people heading overseas to walk the renowned Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. Indeed, I have crossed the Atlantic three times myself to trek the 500 miles from St. Jean’s Pied de Port in southern France to Santiago de Compostela in the northwestern Spanish province of Galicia, and this is the conclusion I have drawn. Be entrepreneurial. What do I mean? Well, an entrepreneur, by his or her very...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload of ‘The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago’

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker series of hiking books, is offering a free upload on Amazon Kindle, or other handheld devices, of The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, today and tomorrow, June 22-23. This is the story of his 2010 and 2011 treks on the popular European pilgrimage, El Camino de Santiago which runs from southern France to Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spanish province of Galicia. Walker describes the Camino as...

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You Tube Video of ‘Skywalker’ on El Camino de Santiago

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking series on the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, later fell in love with the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage which runs for 500 miles from southern France to northwestern Spain. He later wrote the adventure narrative, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago. Walker and his 18 year old nephew engaged in towel-snapping banter all across through northern Spain as they traipsed through countless...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload of ‘The Best Way–El Camino’–Today Only

 The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, a popular adventure narrative by Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking series on the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, will be available for free upload on Amazon Kindle, personal computers, and various mobile apps. The free offer is for today only. The Camino de Santiago, Europe’s most popular footpath, is a pilgrimage to the apostolic mecca of Santiago de...

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