Shirley MacLaine’s book, The Camino, is about a famous pilgrimage that has been taken by people for centuries called the Santiago de Compostela Camino. Iconic film star, Shirley MacLaine (Steel Magnolias, Terms of As I sat in the Café Iruña on the Plaza del Castillo, the answer that was coming. Jan 19, This Pin was discovered by Teresa Areces. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

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Shirley MacLaine Interview on Spiritual Travel

If I were to do it again, I’d do it without any wheels at all. When is the best sbirley to walk? My walks not all listed here are spiritual and religious.

A good friend of mine had recommended it months and months prior. Shirley MacLaine is well known as an academy award winning actress in the US. Jul 14, Deborah Gray rated it liked it.

One drop of joy plus discipline becomes empathy, the ability to know that your emotions are real and all those around you are real, which then restores your God-consciousness. The parts about the travelling I liked to eo, but the story about spiritual experience I found very vague and strange and not interesting and the story about the press following her I found very irritating: What was that like?

To the Arab, the Christian was an infidel and a partner of Satan. Incredibly weird book written by a tiresome, self-centered author. Jun 19, Sonya Madden rated it it was amazing. Via Francigena to Rome. I see things got lively while I was sleeping.


Readers shifley be aware that this is not a travel guide and it will not provide a detailed picture of any trails on the Camino walking route. A lot of people would stay in a shelter for 2 or 3 weeks because they couldn’t walk after they fell down a mountainside or something like that.

The Camino: A Journey of the Spirit

To the Christian, the Arab was a heathen and ruled by the sword. Roll on my next camino. Yes, we do judge a book by its cover. Oh no, although all totaled it is about 3 to 5 days on a freeway, because the Camino energy runs under the freeway. You really should go and experience what the pilgrims were doing it for, which was walking alone.

This is one camini the funnier travel books about the pilgrims journey to Santiago de Compostela. Thread starter ivar Start date Nov 22, Tags oprah shirley maclaine. And by the end, when she writes about running almost 9 miles after trekking 15 to outwit the papparazzi, I had my doubts. It was just plain made-up stuff. Starting in St Jean, I met many pilgrims from all over the world.

I get so many visitors, about million already. NOT a shirle thread Latest: Wow, no friends, beg for food But for the most part, the journey was a journey of the soul, walking alone. All I can say is that one must consider that she is an actress.

She had some good friends who supported her in this endeavor, and she made a few friends along the way.

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But I think that this longing and this need to investigate the spirituality of human beings is much more pronounced than they realize. It is evident that Shirley Maclaine realizes there maxlaine be some readers who find what they read disturbing, as warnings are strategically placed at the beginning of two such sections.


I quickly grew tired of the dream-visions so I skipped pages. I did that to some extent and sometimes only ate the food that was in the shelters.

However, I did glean facts and an atmospheric sense of the Camino and found them all the more grounded in reality, because the author laid everything else so bare and open to ridicule and criticism. So some people may be sightseeing and enjoying nature, but some were very intent on the spiritual aspect of it. Paperback e, pages. I spoke during cafe break and at dinner but yucking it up and making friends when I have hundreds at home cammino not my purpose and would have been a distraction for me personally.

I accept the Privacy and Policy and to receive communications from you Please fill the required field. Balancing and negotiating the revelations inspired by the mysterious energy of the Camino, she endured her exhausting journey to Compostela until it gradually gave way to a far more universal voyage: Sleeping in the rat-invested shelters, called refugios, with smelly, snoring fellow pilgrims, cold water showers, burst blisters that she sews up, lack of privacy for personal needs, greasy soups, and attack dogs – none of this strikes me as conducive to spiritual contemplation.

Hi Rachel, apologies for the delay. Ultreya — move forward with courage.