If you have ever looked for a guide book about the Camino de Santiago and its many routes you will undoubtedly have heard of the Camino author, John Brierley. He is the author of a collection of maps and guides to the Camino de Santiago. His guide books about the Camino are some of the most comprehensive and interesting Camino books available. We interviewed John about his journey from being a charter surveyor through to being an author and respected Camino expert.
John Brierley’s Personal Camino Journey
First, we learn about his personal journey to the Camino. What his life was like, how the Camino changed him, and how he decided to turn his life around.
The History of the Camino
The history and culture of the Camino are incredible. There are so many stories about the people who walked it in the past and those who built what it is today.
John has done years of research about the Camino for his books. Here he talks about some of the fascinating aspects of the history of the Camino de Santiago. You can also read our blogs on some historical aspects of the Camino.
The Camino Pilgrim
Finally, we talk about the people of the Camino. You are a different person when you start your journey compared to when you finish it. We discuss how people change and what we discover along the way. Pilgrims and walkers, John believes, are what make the Camino truly special.
The Camino changed John’s life and the lives of millions of other people around the world. Start learning more about the Camino today, and get in touch with us to start planning!
John Brierley’s Books
If you are interested in reading John Brierley’s Camino guide books you can find them in many libraries, or buy them online. They are an excellent companion to the route notes that we provide for your personalised trip.
If you have any questions about the Camino de Santiago while you are planning your trip, let us know! We are happy to help personalise your Camino for the ultimate active holiday.
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About Camino TalksCamino Talks is a collection of interviews about the famous Camino de Santiago. We talk to the people that make it so special and share their stories with you. By Follow the Camino
15th April 2020