Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

St James’ Day July 25th 2021 – Special Book Offer

This year the feast of St James (the patron saint of Spain, whose shrine lies in the city of Santiago de Compostela) falls on Sunday 25th July. It is said … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Camino Stories: Nothing Ever Happens by Chance

Nothing ever happens by chance. I was reminded of this basic fact of life during the latter part of our Camino, just ten days away from Santiago Having spent a … Continue reading

August 5, 2020 · 3 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

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

Memories of the Camino

          Having walked the Camino almost a decade ago, I have the privilege now of looking look back on many happy memories of people and places.           Along my five … Continue reading

June 12, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Camino

My Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela Exactly nine years ago to the day, on June 3rd 2011, my son Shivantha and I walked into the huge plaza in the UNESCO … Continue reading

June 3, 2020 · 2 Comments

Childhood’s End

A father and son journey along The Camino to Santiago

June 23, 2017
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Book: Tales From my Island

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