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A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Camino de Santiago (Camino Francés): St. Jean – Roncesvalles – Santiago (Camino Guides)

Now updated to include newer maps and photos, with height reduced by 20mm to make it even lighter in weight to support carefree traveling, this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker’s inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Francés, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago.


Step by Step: The Way of St. James 33 day devotional and journal

Are you wanting to enhance your journey as you walk the Camino de Santiago? Do you want daily encouragement and feel the need for inspiration on this spiritual path? Then, Step by Step is the book for you! Feed your soul with this 33 day devotional and journal. These daily reflections will encourage you toward prayer time and help you to quiet your mind, open your heart and listen deeply. As you walk along this prayerful path, Step by Step will open your heart to the beauty within. And then, most important, encourage you to move forward, true to the spirit of loving-kindness and compassion deep in your heart. This wonderful book is small and lightweight, perfect for your backpack. Within this book, you will not only find a devotional and journal but lots more. We have included a little of the history of the Camino de Santiago, it’s rituals and traditions, along with different ways of prayer that you may enjoy practicing. Step by Step has only one goal, to enhance your journey through prayer and meditation. Step by Step gives you a place to log your dates, distances and more. Each day starts with a reflection, a quote and a page for journaling. Thinking about the pilgrims who will be walking a little longer, remember everyone walks at their own pace, we added a few extra reflections and journaling pages. Upon completion, we have “our journey home” pages… prayers and thoughts about leaving this spiritual time and coming home. Or as some say, “coming down from the mountain.” Hopefully, the world will not intrude too heavily, but if it does, the lessons and awakenings of your Camino walk will always be at your beck and call. Always only a prayer away. You have been walking with the Divine presence and the afterglow of those days will never leave you. God has made it so. Remember this journey is yours and yours alone. Journal your way along the Camino, Step by Step! Write your story. Specifications – 5 x 8 inches – 102 cream-colored pages – 36 reflections and journaling pages – 8 blank pages at the end for more thoughts and time to reflect – History of the Camino – Rituals and traditions along the Camino, both old and current – Ways to enhance your steps, prayer and meditation insight


Camino de Santiago: To Walk Far, Carry Less

This is a great book. We highly recommend it.

“Love this book! My Bible for the El Camino…”The classic book used by thousands to learn what you should take on a Camino journey. Includes:

  • Pros & Cons for difficult gear choices (poncho or rain jacket? water bottles or pack hydration system? sleeping bag or sleeping sheet?
  • A “skin-out” (everything!) pack list with the weight of each item
  • Experienced backpacker tips show you how to create a lightweight pack (to walk far, carry less 😉

…and much more.


A Pilgrim’s Guide to the Camino Portugués: Lisbon – Porto – Santiago / Camino Central, Camino de la Costa, Variente Espiritual & Senda Litoral (Camino Guides)

Updated to include newer maps and photos, the latest edition in these comprehensive guidebooks to the Camino de Santiago (Portuguese Way) and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of Saint James. Overview route planners plus all 24 daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with as much advance preparation as they need. The completely redone maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker’s inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. For travelers who wish to walk the coast of Portugal, this volume now includes a coastal option as well as a spiritual option and the littoral path.


The Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo’s international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other.

Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo’s pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one’s own path. In the end, we discover that the extraordinary is always found in the ordinary and simple ways of everyday people. Part adventure story, part guide to self-discovery, this compelling tale delivers the perfect combination of enchantment and insight.