It has been a while since Andrew Suzuki uploaded a video but his latest, uploaded yesterday, is his best by far. Entitled “Struggletown. Population, Me”, it reminds us that the Camino is not all fun and games and can be tough. In Andrew’s case, his depression took hold and wouldn’t let go. However, he met a fellow peregrino with another kind of struggle. I can relate to this video in a way. I’m sure there are many things I could accomplish if fear of failure or fear itself wasn’t holding me back.
Andrew’s documentary is by far my favourite Camino-related documentary. You can view previous episodes here.
Before I mention this week’s “Weekend Watch”, I want to send out my thoughts to the people of France following last night’s events. Like most people, I watched the news as the events unfolded and the numbers of dead increased. I met so many good people from France during my time on the Camino.
This week’s clip from the Camino is uploaded by a pilgrim from the US. It’s one of the better videos out there and is 35 minutes long, so if you have some time to spare, you should watch it.
I’ve 2 weeks left before I fly out…
Yep, 2 weeks! The time is flying by and I have less and less time to get packed, organised and on the plane. I have only managed to find my rucksack, and I have no idea what should go into a blister kit. I’m sure everything will fall into place in the end though.
But help is at hand in the form of various forums and YouTube videos.
One set of videos I have stumbled across during my daily browse on YouTube is from a chap living in Madrid who is walking two Caminos in one; The Camino del Norte and the French Way..over 1000km. Mad eh? At the time of writing he is in or around Leon, where I plan to finish up in June.
So if you are looking at something to watch that is Camino-related, I would recommend clicking the video. Luke has over 20 videos there and they are pretty enjoyable.
His channel is here: http://is.gd/WDHgNN
- Camino Francés 2021 – Day 5 – Carrion de los Condés to Ledigos
- Camino Francés 2021 – Day 4 – Boadilla to Carrion de los Condés
- Camino Francés 2021 – Day 3 – Castrojeriz to Boadilla del Camino
- Camino Francés 2021 – Day 2 – Hornillos del Camino to Castrojeriz
- Camino Francés 2021 – Day 1 – Burgos to Hornillos del Camino