Are You About to Start?

In the column to the right you’ll see several people are out and many more about to start. Camino Buddies wants to track your journey, so, drop us an email and let us know where your blog’s located and when you’re starting, OK? We’d like to list everyone, but especially if your Camino is for a cause or memorial.

In the far column is our twitter and facebook sites, will you take a minute, go there and “like” and “follow” us? Thanks from Camino Buddies!

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Jenny’s Camino Run

On February 27th, 2011, Jenny Biondi Anderson began her run of the Camino de Santiago. She started in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and finished in Santiago de Compestela. Get this;

She ran 506.8 miles in 9 days, 5 hours, and 29 minutes.

Jenny was supported partially by her Mom, Step-Dad and daughter. Her husband back in Virginia watched their other two children and kept up her blog, Jenny’s Journey.

Her run may have set a best time in Ultra Running Speed Record for the Camino, but she admits there is little documentation. Jenny may just start a trend for the distance runners and their desire to turn in the best time. Go, Jenny go!

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Marcia Shaver, Camino Artist

The Artist’s Journey is Marcia Shaver’s blog documenting her soon to start pilgrimage. We hope to have Marcia give us a few posts from her trek.

We met Marcia in our training as hospitaleros at the American Pilgrims on the Camino–Puget Sound Chapter’s session last year. She shared her art and book on the Camino. Buen Camino, Marcia!

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Galicia and the Camino de Santiago

If you are a Rick Steves fan and most of us are, this fun and colorful video guide will stimulate your motivation get to Spain this summer. Far from the maddening pilgrimage of the 2010 holy year on the Camino, this season will be back to it normal swell. And… if you just need a Camino fix, this guide show will bring back many of your trying and fond memories.

Galicia and the Camino de Santiago – Follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela.”

Watch his show here Galicia and the Camino de Santiago.

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Hospitalero Training

Santa Barbara Hospitalero Training–March 22-24
Santa Barbara, California

From Martha Crites:

“For those of you who have walked the Camino and would like to give back: I’ve been asked to pass along that there is still room in the Hospitalero Training as part of the American Pilgrims on the Camino National Gathering. Both the training and the volunteering are wonderful experiences. If this is the right time for you, there is more information at the link below.

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