Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

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Camino Stories: One Good Turn

This is the happy sequel to my Camino story about the Pole in the Rain that I published a couple of weeks ago. Leaving the albergue in Portomarin early that … Continue reading

August 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

Camino Stories: Catholic or Moslem?

It happened in Ventosa. Having had our usual Spanish breakfast (desayuno) of orange juice, napolitanas and coffee, at the local bar in Navarette we set off on our journey. My … Continue reading

August 12, 2020 · 2 Comments

Camino Stories: The Pole in the Rain

Having spent the previous night in Pamplona, we had a leisurely breakfast , bought ourselves some yoghurt and fruit for our lunch, and a little before noon set off on … Continue reading

July 28, 2020

The Camino Authors Collective

Interviewing famed Film-Maker and Camino author Bill Bennett The Camino Authors Collective is a group set up by Amit Janco (a Canadian currently living in Bali, Indonesia), Russ Eanes (an … Continue reading

July 21, 2020

Health Benefits of Walking the Camino

A Long Walk to Health After I walked the Camino in 2011, I was invited by various people and organisations to give talks about my experience of what it was … Continue reading

July 12, 2020

Purchase books directly from author

Don’t want – for whatever reason – to purchase from Amazon? If you would like to get a signed copy of the paperback edition of book (which contains 16 colour … Continue reading

July 11, 2020

Health Benefits of Walking the Camino

A Long Walk to Health After my book Strangers on the Camino was published at the end of 2011, I was invited by various people and organisations to give talks … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

Reflections on the Camino

I was recently asked this question about my journey on the Camino:What words would I use to describe the feelings I had while trekking through each of the three distinct … Continue reading

July 3, 2020

The Albergue at San Nicolas

One of the most memorable nights we spent during our six week journey along the Camino de Santiago was at the Albergue San Nicolas near Puente Itero – a 10th … Continue reading

June 26, 2020 · 3 Comments

Camino Thoughts

“Whatever do those who race to Santiago in record time manage to see?” It was this observation – it was more of a rhetorical question, I realised, from one my … Continue reading

June 19, 2020
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