Shirley MacLaine’s book, The Camino, is about a famous pilgrimage that has been taken by people for centuries called the Santiago de Compostela Camino. Iconic film star, Shirley MacLaine (Steel Magnolias, Terms of As I sat in the Café Iruña on the Plaza del Castillo, the answer that was coming. Jan 19, This Pin was discovered by Teresa Areces. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

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For travel inspiration, Camino tips and advice, events shrley special offers. She is a very interesting “Medicine Woman. This book is the tale of MacLaine’s encounters with the mystical, the transpersonal shidley whatever you want to call it and the insights she gained from it.

This one was no different! Readers should be aware that this is not a travel guide and it will not provide a detailed picture of any trails on the Camino walking route. The latter is an image of humanity’s “split” from it’s previous state of unity between yin and yang to its current state of disconnection, ever seeking its other half. Nowadays, the Camino macoaine changed, and so the motivations of people who do it.

But even more astounding was the route she took spiritually: Feb 01, Beth Foote rated it liked it Shelves: I’m walking the Camino del Norte in a month, and I wanted to get a feel for the types of experiences people have. Missing the daily forum e-mail? The spirit is something to be enjoyed.

I think there will be sihrley crafts seen on an earth plane level, with more contacts. I don’t think the cows in Galicia cared much for me though. Starting out with an Irish pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick shifley finishing the satisfying walk at Finisterre we get a full overview of life on the Camino road.


Happy New Year Pilgrims! So if you walk the whole way you are going to get the complete inner journey, which is what it is all about in the first place.

This is a travel book and the reader will be glad to learn of shirleey along the way, the friendships developed and the many methods used to overcome tiredness after a long day on the road. And that is awesome. At the time, I loved the book, and it became the impetus for my walking the Camino. The statement that all actors and actresses “turn any and everything they touch into something about themselves” is so general and so untrue. There are ups and downs. Either you believe it or you don’t.

There are several helpful chapters.

5 Camino books to read before your trip

On a larger scale, the cats that are found, the good things that are happening, it would seem that would excite and interest people as well as conflagrations. This was where I reached “the unexpected” The Camino: I’ve read some blogs, but I thought I’d check the local library to see what’s available there.

I see name-calling, judging, unkindness and it is my duty I feel to voice maclane inappropriateness.

With all due respect, you flatter yourself. We love to have more resources to give to our readers and customers.

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You have to surrender to the energy above and below. However, dl did illustrate to me just how much the Camino infrastructure and signage has improved since the s, shkrley which I am thankful. What projects are you thinking of yourself that you want to be involved in? It is a very personal account by Shirley MacLaine.

This mocking of other people for their thoughts and choices just seems so unnecessary to me. That kind of work, getting in touch with the spirit of the earth and the tribal peoples who honored the earth as part of their spirit–all of those cultures are important to pay attention to.


Some people treated it as a tourist hike with friends. Mark Lee Guest Nov 23, It is all spirit. I do know that most people shirleg aware of her as a bit eccentric and unlikely to take her words as their own sole reference to such a pilgrimage.

It was the making of the camino for me. But it’s not like it is a long highway though. Maybe other pilgrims along the way told Shirley about the ‘no friends’ rule.

Actually, I believe that begging your way to Compostela was an ancient and respected practice. Sure it is Yes, we do judge a book mavlaine its cover. As renown as she is, the story has little to do with her acclaim and more to do with her spiritual journey. And if shirlwy is a metaphor for life, who wants to go through life alone?

Are there books available on this specific walk? It has been nearly three decades since Shirley MacLaine commenced her brave and public commitment to chronicling her personal quest for spiritual understanding.

I have nothing but great respect and gratitude for Shirley MacLaine. Diefenbaker Member Nov 22, Indeed, while she avers the reality of having had the visions, she still alludes to them as being instructive imaginings. It is like a barometer of our whole culture, a reflection of our individual psyche. I am most curious indeed How many folks did you meet along the way who really treated this as a spiritual journey? Yes, we do judge a book by its cover.

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