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Maggie Beer with On Foot in Spain - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Maggie Beer On Foot in SpainBy Nancy L Frey, 6 November 2018 “One of the great trips of our lives was 7 days on the Camino with guides Nancy Frey and Jose Placer of ‘On Foot in Spain’ from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.”---Maggie Beer** It’s not every day that we have the pleasure of traveling with a “living national treasure of Australia” as one friend of Maggie Beer’s described her to me. For those of you who are not Australian and are unfamiliar with Maggie, she is a beloved food author, producer, cook and television personality with a career…
2018 in Review – 19 Years of On Foot in Spain - 5.0 out of 5 based on 5 votes
2018 in Review - 19 Years of On Foot in SpainBy Nancy L Frey, 5 November 2018 Sometimes people ask us if we get tired returning to the same places year after year. For me leading a group of people is not about revisiting the same places over and over but rediscovering them anew with people who are usually experiencing them for the first time. As Henry Miller wrote, “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” I typically tell people in our opening meeting that for me it is a privilege to journey with…
Tips for Walking Disconnected - 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes
Keeping your Head out of the Cloud:Tips for Being Mentally and Physically Present When Walking the CaminoBy Nancy L. Frey, PhD23 March 2018 In my article on pilgrimage in the Internet Age, I describe the changes I’ve witnessed in the Camino over the last 25 years. For me the most significant change is the rise of the Internet and the development of mobile technologies that have dramatically changed the mental experience of the 21st person, in general, and the Camino de Santiago pilgrim, in particular. The Camino is an ever-changing phenomenon (and has been since its birth in the 9th…