Moon Camino de Santiago

Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine

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Author: Beebe Bahrami

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1640493271

Category: Travel

Page: 400

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Over 1,200 years old, 500 miles long, and rich with tradition and sacred history: Embark on the trip of a lifetime with Moon Camino de Santiago. Inside you'll find: Strategic trekking guides for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the Compostela certificate and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona Unique ideas for enriching your experience: Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities, and soak up mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into green valleys. See the archaeological site where Europe's oldest humans were uncovered and breathe in the salty ocean air as you finish your journey at the shores of the Atlantic Savor the local flavors: Enjoy authentic jamón serrano, tapas, and Galician wine, or grab fresh cheese and bread for a picnic lunch The best detours, festivals, and villages along the way: Linger in Estella, witness the running of the bulls in Pamplona, visit the monastery in Nájera, or sip wine in Cacabelos Essential planning information on when to go, how to get there, where to eat, and where to stay, from pilgrim dorms to private hotels, plus tips on hazards, precautions, and gear Valuable insight on the history and context of the pilgrimage from expert Beebe Bahrami, who has walked the Camino many times since 1995 Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a handy fold-out map of the entire route Thorough background information on the sacred sites and history of the Camino, as well as the landscape, culture, and local etiquette Handy tools including Spanish and French phrasebooks, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, women traveling alone, religious and secular travelers, and LGBTQ travelers Start your transformative journey with the expert insight, unique suggestions, and practical advice of Moon Camino de Santiago.

Walking Home on the Camino de Santiago

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Author: Linda L. Lasswell

Publisher: Pilgrims Process, Inc.

ISBN: 9780974959726

Category: Travel

Page: 152

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Walking Home is the fictionalized account of Lasswell's on-again, off-again pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago. Sometimes surreal, sometimes poignant, often thought provoking, Walking Home invites the reader to share Lasswell's internal and external explorations as they unfold along the Way.

Moon Spain

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Author: Candy Lee LaBalle

Publisher: Moon Travel

ISBN: 9781598800456

Category: Travel

Page: 700

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Resident of Madrid and freelance travel writer Candy Lee Laballe offers an insider's view of Spain from kite-surfing in Tarifa and architecture-gazing in Barcelona to sipping sangria in Cordoba. Laballe is the perfect tour guide providing unique trip ideas like "The Art & Architecture Tour," "The La Costa Verde Tour," and "The Best Way to Explore Spain in 21-Days." Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Spain has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many regional, area, and city-centered maps. Providing endless ideas for travelers like attending a bullfight in Granada or hiking the Camino de Santiago, Moon Spain gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon guidebooks are the cure for the common trip.

Off the Tourist Trail: 1,000 Unexpected Travel Alternatives

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756668409

Category: Travel

Page: 336

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Off the Tourist Trail is a guide to the world's unspoiled sights and experiences. It takes a hundred clichéd tourist destinations - everything from over-visited national parks to overrated museums - and reveal 1,000 fresh and fascinating alternative options. Written by a team of travel experts, and with a foreword by Bill Bryson, this book brings vibrant cities, enchanting sights, breathtaking natural wonders and unforgettable experiences to life with informative narrative and stunning photography. Choose your destination by theme - Ancient and Historical Sights, Festivals and Parties, Great Journeys, Architectural Marvels, Natural Wonders, Beaches, Sports and Activities, Art and Culture, and Cities - or simply flick through this sumptuous guide and be inspired. Practical advice on getting there and around, where to stay, where to eat and when to go, as well as useful 'Need to Know' facts, ensure that you get the most out of your time away. Less crowded, generally less expensive, and often more spectacular and rewarding, these lesser-known wonders of the world encourage readers to ditch the famous but well-worn choices, reminding them what real travel is all about - escaping the everyday and embracing the new. Vacations will never be the same again.

Scales of the Dragon

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Author: James Timberlake

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781463446109

Category: Poetry

Page: 216

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To date, I’ve written three books pertaining to the experience of walking the Camino de Santiago, a 1000-year-old European Pilgrimage with many points of departure, but which all lead to the northwestern Spanish province of Galicia... to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela under which the bones of St. James the Apostle are believed to be buried. “It’s the Journey, not the destination,” could not be more true. Combining journal entries, poetry and formal e-mails, these books celebrate the sights, sounds, flavors, (and the physical and mental strain), of crossing mountains, rolling landscapes, and unchanged rural villages, as well as vibrant cities of Art, Architechture and Style. Combining journal entries, poetry and formal e-mails, these books relay the experience in a first-hand way of “what it’s like to labor and glide a couple thousand miles across Europe.” Scales of the Dragon collects the poems from Sons of Thunder, Autumn on the Trail to Santiago and Upon This Stoney Holy Year. And although nothing new is literally added, what emerges is a shift in Perception. To ‘walk’ the trail by way of poetic imagery is an entirely different modality - it is to walk through someone else’s In-scape but awaken in one’s own skin - and it’s not for everyone... but for those with whom it resonates, here is the full spray of poems.

Neruda

An Intimate Biography

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Author: Volodia Teitelboim

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 029275650X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 522

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A biography of the noted Chilean poet.

In Hora Mortis

Under the Iron of the Moon : Poems

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Author: Thomas Bernhard

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691126425

Category: Poetry

Page: 168

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'In Hora Mortis', and 'Under the Iron of the Moon' are Thomas Bernhard's second and third collections of published verse.

The Pilgrim's Guide

A Critical Edition

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Author: Paula Lieber Gerson,Alison Stones,Jeanne Krochalis,Annie Shaver-Crandell

Publisher: Harvey Miller

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages

Page: 575

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Hispania

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Civilization, Hispanic

Page: N.A

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Hispanic Literature Criticism: Allende to Jiménez

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Author: Jelena O. Krstovic

Publisher: Gale Research International, Limited

ISBN: 9780810393752

Category: Hispanic American literature

Page: 1417

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Hispanic literature criticism presents a selection of the best criticism of works by major Hispanic writers of the past one hundred years.