Not the Perfect Pilgrim …..

Antonio and I, this year, again travelled the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain.

He walked every step with his backpack – just like a perfect pilgrim. I am not the perfect pilgrim but thoroughly enjoyed my holiday, having my pack carried each day, walking reasonable daily distances and occasionally taking advantage of trains, buses, taxis and even bicycles.

“Not the Perfect Pilgrim” is a day to day photographic account of my holiday and includes a packing list and key notes of advice. It is the Perfect gift for someone contemplating the Camino, or for someone who has returned and wishes to continue to indulge in the beauty and adventure of the Camino trail.

It is also NOW available at AMAZON.COM !!!! Just search for Denise Mazzon or “Not the Perfect Pilgrim.”

The challenge below is to publish just 10 photos from the journey.

There are over 90 pages of photos in the book!!!!   Enjoy & Buon Camino

St Jean Pied de Port 
Leaving Orisson
Crossing the Pyrenees
Vibrant red poppies are a constant Camino companion in May.
The Cathedral in the regal city of Burgos
A Meseta Village – Caldadilla de la Cueza 
Storks’ high perched nests are found on chimney tops and steeples all along the trail.
May is an amazing time of year for roses.
Misty early mornings are a lovely time to walk
A typical farmer in the dairy heartlands of Galicia

6 Comments on “Not the Perfect Pilgrim …..”

  1. Frances Harris says:

    Woohoo Denise
    Congratulations – I will get it right now – woohoo! Xxx

    Sent from my iPhone

  2. themazzons says:

    Francis Harris You are the best xxx

  3. Birgit @ Art says:

    Great reading news from you again, Denise!
    We’ll certainly check out the book you’ve indicated.
    We have experienced your admirable and empathic blogs, so becoming a “travel agent” is a logical step.
    Please say hello to this tough boy who walked all the way – admirable as well !

    All the best, Art & Birgit

    • themazzons says:

      Thanks guys. Nice to hear from you two. How about La Villa? We will be there Jan 10-24, 2015.
      Btw the book is a collection of photographs of a day to day account of the walk.
      Take care D&A

  4. Leslie says:

    I think too many get hung up on having to follow what is expected. I walked the Camino Frances twice carrying all my gear. When I walked the Le Puy route I used a bag service – I enjoyed the walking much more…

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