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My Camino: Patricia Schultz

We had the pleasure of walking with Patricia Schultz, author of the phenomenally successful travel book 1000 Places to See Before You Die on the León to Santiago de Compostela leg of the Camino. Here, Patricia shares her thoughts on her experience with us.

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Camino Christmas gifts

We have some ideas for Camino-related stocking fillers to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas and beyond.

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Women on the Way: Then and now

In 2018, 164,836 women traveled the Camino de Santiago. In fact, there were more female pilgrims (50.35%) on the road than men. At Duperier’s Authentic Journeys we have lots of women on our tours who come alone, looking for safety, support, and a lovely group of people to walk with. They follow a tradition stretching back to medieval times, when women traveled to Santiago de Compostela, usually by horse rather than on foot. We spoke to Dr. Anne E. Bailey of the Faculty of History, University of Oxford about the history of female pilgrims on the Camino.

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Thank you!

This Thanksgiving we would like to thank all of our clients who have chosen us to help make their pilgrimage on the Camino happen.

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One man’s journey through his backyard and beyond

We spoke to Annie O’Neil, the director and producer of the inspiring documentary ‘Phil’s Camino’ that follows the journey of Phil Volker, a man with Stage 4 cancer, and tells of his dream to walk the Camino.

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My Camino: Mary Ellen Boyd

Mary Ellen Boyd reveals what motivated her to explore the St. James Way and how it has inspired her to walk more.

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My Camino: Rhonda & Ron Schlupp

Inspired by a film and friends, Rhonda and Ron Schlupp, decided to walk the Camino with Duperier's Authentic Journeys. They share the highlights of their walking tour with us.

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My Camino: Louise Quigley

Louise Quigley has kindly shared her thoughts on what is what like walking St. James Way with us.

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2021: The Holy Year of Jacobeo

For prospective pilgrims who are Catholic, 2021 is a very special year in the life of the Camino, in that it is a Holy Year, also known as the ‘Jacobeo' or ‘Xacobeo’.

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