Arriving at one’s destination can be a bittersweet experience. Especially when on a pilgrimage or a hiking trail, where the journey is more important than the destination. But then again, every journey must come to an end for a new one to begin.
Ava Kabouchy finishes her Camino de Santiago, not in a cathedral but on a beach; at the End of the World in Spain.
Walking Spain’s most famous pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela is not only about overcoming physical and mental struggles, it’s also a chance to come intimately close to an everchanging landscape. The 780 kilometre route gives you a time and chance to enjoy Spain’s landscape, culture and history at first hand.
Continuing her hike on the Camino de Santiago, Ava Kabouchy encounters both pals and pests. She becomes a tramposa, and finds out what a trail husband is..
There’s a French route, a Pilgrim’s way from Madrid, from the Mediterranean and Catalonia. There’s a Silver Way, a Coastal Way and a Primitive Way. You can hike, bike or horseback ride the way. You can carry your own backpack or choose a service to to that for you. There are thousands of ways to…