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Author of Safari Jema, A Journey of Love and Adventure from Casablanca to Cape Town http://tinyurl.com/owdwvrp I write about travel and adventure from my home in California and from Africa. I've sailed a catamaran from California to Hawaii, trekked in the Himalayas, worked as a construction manager on a bridge project in Zambia, hiked 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago, (http://bootsbedouinsandabridge.blogspot.com/) and traveled in over 100 countries and all seven continents. Indie Book Award Winner for Best Memoir of 2012, New York Book Festival Honorable Mention for Non-Fiction, San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention for Non-Fiction, Travelers Tales Solas Award for Best Travel Writing Honorable Mention for My Gambian Husband. Indie Book Award Finalist - Best Travel Book 2013. BOTYA Honorable Mention 2013 - Travel Essay. Member of The Explorers Club since 2013 You can follow my current 2013-2014 expedition across Africa, this time in a 1973 Land Rover Series III 109 on http://teresaokane.blogspot.com/ and on facebook https://www.facebook.com/safarijema

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Embracing Simplicity - 38 Days on the Camino de Santiago

For all of you who can't get enough of the Camino de Santiago (I know I can't!) here is an article I wrote about our pilgrimage there last year. It appears in this month's International Travel News Magazine. To my surprise, it was the feature article.


Also, look for the Martin Sheen/ Emilio Estevez film, The Way, coming soon to a theater near you. The Sheens are big fans of the Camino and decided to make a movie about hiking the Camino Frances. 

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