Book Title: The Road to Santiago
Author: Jack Hitt
Format: Paperback | 120 pages
Publication Date: 15 Oct 2016
Each year, over 200,000 people pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Often called the Way of St. James, this journey has been an important Christian tradition for centuries. "The Road to Santiago" is one man's incredible story of walking almost a thousand miles to experience it. As Rene Freund learns, when you reach the edge of the European continent having walked along the Way of St. James which pilgrims of former times thought to be the end of the world only then do you realize that the old pilgrim s saying is true: the journey does not end in Santiago. The journey begins in Santiago. In this vivid travelogue, Freund not only introduces us to the overwhelming natural beauty he encountered along the way, but also shares his experience of reaching his physical and psychological limits during the arduous journey. "