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Answering The Call Of The Camino De Santiago

Author : Barbara Gilmore
ISBN : 0999591207
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The Call of the Camino de Santiago is the personal story of one woman who was looking for an adventure, and once she learned about The Camino, as it is commonly known, she couldn't stop thinking about the possibly of becoming a Camino pilgrim. Planning, self-doubt, and second-guessing herself soon took a back seat to the possibility of living out her dream. She overcame the fear of hiking solo, and six months later, with shear determination, she left the comforts of her home in Southern California for Europe. Two planes, two taxis, and a 3-hour train ride later, she arrived in SJPdP, France to begin the journey of a lifetime.

Call Of The Camino

Author : Robert Mullen
ISBN : 9781844093670
Genre : Travel
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The experiences of an ordinary man on the pilgrim’s path are charted in this narrative that walks along the Camino Francés to the shrine of Saint James at Santiago de Compostela and then on to Finisterre, the westernmost point of Spain. The history of the Camino is recounted, as well as several of the myths, legends, and miracle stories that have become attached--and given special meaning--to this itinerary. Emphasizing that personal myths are an essential part of this lore, this chronicle also includes stories from the confraternity of the pilgrims, people from all corners of the world who visit this walk for a great diversity of reasons, but all of whom leave having experienced the same miracle--that this pilgrimage will play a defining role in their lives.

It S About Time

ISBN : 0852315554
Genre : Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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California Vieja

Author : Phoebe S. Kropp
ISBN : 9780520258044
Genre : History
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"This is a rich and learned volume that has a story to tell to those seeking to understand contemporary Southern California."—David Johnson, managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review "Engagingly written and well researched, California Vieja is an intriguing, persuasive examination of the politics of memory and the built environment in southern California."—Vicki Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America

El Camino Real De Los Tejas Texas Louisiana

Author : United States. National Park Service
ISBN : UVA:X030166824
Genre : El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail (N.M. and Tex.)
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The Indalo Quest

Author : Tracy Saunders
ISBN : 9781475926149
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"I'm digging in the dirt Trying to find The places I got hurt" Peter Gabriel "Susan Gage died this morning" These words were to exile Tracy Saunders from paradise in Costa Rica in search of her life's meaning. Who were the people who had come together in the past to produce the person she barely knew as her "self "? The Indalo Quest is an odyssey of self-discovery which takes the writer back to her birthplace in Wiltshire in search of roots, to Granada in search of adventure, and finally to peace and understanding at her dying mother's bedside. "Intensely personal and poignant, and often uproariously funny, Tracy Saunders' book about travelling her way out of depression is sure to hit a nerve." Katie Mitchell, Authors and Publisher's Directory

The Camino Made Easy Reflections Of A Parador Pilgrim

Author : Olivia Pittet
ISBN : 9781480863484
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The Camino Made Easy: Reflections of a Parador Pilgrim relates three fascinating, culturally rich journeys on the Way of St. James, or the Camino, through Spain and Portugal to Santiago de Compostela. This personal, practical, and informational story testifies to the advantages of doing the Camino on a walking tour, while offering fresh perspectives on this long-distance medieval pilgrimage route for pilgrims and tourists alike. Olivia Pittet describes stunningly varied landscapes, including the Basque country, the Rioja wine region, and Celtic Galicia, as well as the World Heritage cities of Burgos, León, and Santiago, while gradually unfolding the Camino’s extraordinary cultural legacy and religious history, its present-day relevance, and its enduring appeal. She recalls what it was like to walk over one hundred miles on each journey, interweaving her Chaucer-style interactions with her fellow pilgrims, her love of landscape, and her special interest as a former medievalist in the Camino’s literature and legends. Olivia also interjects her own tale, tracing her unexpected spiritual journey from its initial stumbling blocks to a developing sense of pilgrimage the closer she came to Santiago, where there are as many answers waiting to be found as there are ways of walking the Camino. Beautifully written and deeply felt, this rich fusion of pilgrimage and personal narrative, landscape and cultural legacy, literature and legend vibrantly re-creates the Camino anew.

Low Rider

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Heritage Pilgrimage And The Camino To Finisterre

Author : Cristina Sánchez-Carretero
ISBN : 9783319202129
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This book presents research concerning the effects of the Camino to Finisterre on the daily lives of the populations who live along the route, and the heritagization processes that exploitation of the Camino for tourism purposes involves. Rather than focusing on the route to Santiago de Compostela and the pilgrimage itself, it instead examines a peculiar part of the route, the Camino to Finisterre, employing multiple perspectives that consider the processes of heritagization, the effects of the pilgrimage on local communities, and the motivations of the pilgrims. The book is based on a three-year research project and is the result of a multidisciplinary collaboration between anthropologists, sociologists, historians and archaeologists. Instead of ending in Santiago, as the rest of the Caminos do, this route continues to the cape of Finisterre on the Galician Atlantic coast. This part of the Camino de Santiago is not officially recognized by the Catholic Church and does not count as part of reaching Compostela, the recognition granted by the Catholic Church to those pilgrims who have walked at least 100 km. For this reason, as well as its relationship with the sun cult, many pilgrims call this route “the Camino of the atheists.” In fact, the Catholic Church is a strong force for the heritagization of the rest of the Caminos, and maintains a clear ignoratio strategy concerning the Finisterre route: Officially, the church neither opposes nor recognizes this route.

Heritage Regimes And The State

Author : Bendix, Regina
ISBN : 9783863951221
Genre : Social Science
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What happens when UNESCO heritage conventions are ratified by a state? How do UNESCO’s global efforts interact with preexisting local, regional and state efforts to conserve or promote culture? What new institutions emerge to address the mandate? The contributors to this volume focus on the work of translation and interpretation that ensues once heritage conventions are ratified and implemented. With seventeen case studies from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and China, the volume provides comparative evidence for the divergent heritage regimes generated in states that differ in history and political organization. The cases illustrate how UNESCO’s aspiration to honor and celebrate cultural diversity diversifies itself. The very effort to adopt a global heritage regime forces myriad adaptations to particular state and interstate modalities of building and managing heritage.

Intersecting Journeys

Author : Ellen Badone
ISBN : 0252029402
Genre : Social Science
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'Intersecting Journeys' offers ethnographic analysis of the conflicts over resources & meanings associated with sacred sites, such as Lourdes, Rome & Jerusalem, as well as the sense of community they inspire.

Camino Real

Author : Tennessee Williams
ISBN : 0811218066
Genre : Drama
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Now with a new introduction, the author's original Foreword and Afterword, the one-act play 10 Blocks on the Camino Real, plus an essay by noted Tennessee Williams scholar, Michael Paller.

Provisional Laws And Joint Resolutions Passed At The First And Called Sessions Of The General Assembly Of Jefferson Territory

Author : Colorado
ISBN : CHI:60348690
Genre : Law
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The Big Trip

Author : Martha McManamy
ISBN : 9781483414027
Genre : Travel
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Taking a year off from the rat race is an idle dream for many, but the McManamy family, including their three teenagers, decided to make it happen. The Big Trip: A Family Gap Year tells how they put high school, college and work on hold while they learned Spanish in Spain and volunteered in Bolivia, Guatemala, and Kenya. Choosing home stays and local transportation over hotels and rental cars, they undertook a deeply immersive journey of "slow travel," living simply and experiencing life as the locals do. The teenagers contributed their own creative poems and stories to The Big Trip. A vivid account full of adventures and lively observations, the story also offers a template for anyone yearning to undertake an intellectual, emotional and spiritual journey of discovery. It is possible for families to take a Big Trip and enrich their lives without breaking the bank, losing a job, or falling behind in school. This compelling travel memoir motivates us all to follow even the wildest of our dreams.

New Dictionary Spanish And English And English And Spanish Containing The Etimology The Proper And Metaphorical Signification Of Words Terms Of Arts And Sciences

Author : Pedro Pineda
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The Theatre Of Tennessee Williams

Author : Brenda Murphy
ISBN : 9781408145333
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is open access and available on It is funded by Knowledge Unlatched. Perfect for students of English Literature, Theatre Studies and American Studies at college and university, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams provides a lucid and stimulating analysis of Willams' dramatic work by one of America's leading scholars. With the centennial of his birth celebrated amid a flurry of conferences devoted to his work in 2011, and his plays a central part of any literature and drama curriculum and uibiquitous in theatre repertoires, he remains a giant of twentieth century literature and drama. In Brenda Murphy's major study of his work she examines his life and career and provides an analysis of more than a score of his key plays, including in-depth studies of major works such as A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and others. She traces the artist figure who features in many of Williams' plays to broaden the discussion beyond the normal reference points. As with other volumes in Methuen Drama's Critical Companions series, this book features too essays by Bruce McConachie, John S. Bak, Felicia Hardison Londré and Annette Saddik, offering perspectives on different aspects of Williams' work that will assist students in their own critical thinking.

The Halloween Pumpkin Spell

Author : Morgana Best
ISBN : 9781925674835
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It's Halloween, and Amelia has a grave problem. She's batty about Alder and had a gourd time on her honeymoon, but now it's back to business as usual. Marina Mercer has arrived in Bayberry Creek to demand her yearly spell. Faced with the haunting prospect, Amelia has an uncandy sense of impending doom. Amelia thinks she will carve out some fun at the Halloween fair, but nearly trips over a corpse. What's more, something terrible has happened to Camino. Can Amelia and her friends solve the murder, save the day, and rescue Camino? Or will it be all tricks and no treats? The Halloween Pumpkin Spell is Book 11 in The Kitchen Witch paranormal cozy mystery series by USA Today Bestselling author, Morgana Best.

Somewhere Along The Way

Author : Jordan P. Jones
ISBN : 9781716450945
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Follow one mans 600 mile pilgrimage across Spain, from the grueling mountains of the French Pyrenees to the religious haven of Santiago De Compostela. A tale of new friendships, romance and one mans quest to find himself among the blisters, sweat and pain. Somewhere Along The Way is a fast paced, brutally honest, true story that will fuel your love for travel.

Sit For A Spell

Author : Morgana Best
ISBN : 9781925674316
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To Each Their Own Camino

Author : Roxey Edwards
ISBN : 9781525524509
Genre : Travel
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There I was, an average middle-aged woman living and working on Canada’s west coast. How, then, did I come to be walking this ancient path, family and friends left behind, and everything I owned in a pack on my back? Exchanging my office pumps for hiking boots and my purse for a backpack, for forty days I followed the Camino de Santiago, a historic pilgrimage of almost eight hundred kilometres across northern Spain. During my journey to Santiago, I experienced climbs and descents that challenged my endurance, ancient towns and historical landmarks that excited my imagination, and endless plains and stretches of solitude that tested my soul. I bent against blinding snow and pummeling winds, endured drenching rains, and basked in brilliant sunshine. My steps led over rocky trails, through whispering forests, among dancing grasslands, and through bustling cosmopolitan cities and crumbling towns. A colourful, international cast of characters strolled through my days, from an irreverent Irishman, to a Polish political prisoner, to a young German couple packing their new baby, to a Tennessee twosome that was walking the world. Their stories were as varied as the landscapes through which we passed. Some sought spiritual renewal, some walked to exercise grief, and some in hope or gratitude for personal miracles. Others just enjoyed walking, seeing a new country, and meeting new people. Each experienced their own Camino in their own way. Ordinary people living ordinary lives, suddenly stepping out on an extraordinary journey, we shared food, wine, and bunk rooms. Through laughter and tears, we broke down barriers of language, religion, and nationality. Strangers became friends, and friends became family, some just for a day or two . . . and some for a lifetime.

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