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Photographic book on sale: Pilgrimage

My journey on the Camino Frances from the French border to Santiago de Compostela inspired a reflective photographic book that I self published at the end of 2013 titled “Pilgrimage: images and reflection for days on the road“. It contains photographic insights and quotes pertinent to travel, adventure and pilgrimage. I used it as a gift for family and friends in 2014 who had also undertaken the pilgrimage in Spain or I felt shared a journey with me as common pilgrims through life.

Front cover.

Front cover.

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New images: Camino Frances

There are now about 35 galleries of images from the Camino Frances uploaded to the database here, minus keywords and captions at this stage. Here are a few to wet your appetite to take a virtual stroll and your own pilgrimage along the many miles of track from the French border to Santiago de Compostela.

Camino: Pamplona to Uterga day 5

Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere – on water and land.
~ Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass.

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Camino galleries now online

Images from my recent weeks walking the Camino Frances to Santiago de Compostela have now been added to the Visited Planet database. All are now available through the Spain page (there are numerous galleries here numbering days 3-14. Days 1-2 were in France and available through this page).

I’ve been making regular posts to Facebook of some of my favourite images and reflections of the journey. If you’ve missed those please go to https://www.facebook.com/VisitedPlanetphotojournalism and look for the hashtag #camino on all the posts (or click on photos and you’ll see all images I’ve uploaded recently, many of which are from the camino).

However here are some of these posted below.

“This hill, though high, I covet to ascend; The difficulty will not me offend. For I perceive the way to life lies here. Come, pluck up, heart; let's neither faint nor fear. Better, though difficult, the right way to go, Than wrong, though easy, where the end is woe.” ― John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress

“This hill, though high, I covet to ascend; The difficulty will not me offend. For I perceive the way to life lies here. Come, pluck up, heart; let’s neither faint nor fear. Better, though difficult, the right way to go, Than wrong, though easy, where the end is woe.” ― John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress

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