Adam Nathan July 17

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – July 14, 2013

In March of 2011 I left Rognes, France for Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Nine weeks and a thousand miles later I reached the town of Finisterre on the western coast. The pilgrimage was the centerpiece of a sabbatical year I spent with my family in the south of France and documented in Walking Backwards (A […]

July 02

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – June 30, 2013

The coolest pilgrim stick ever from the sculptor/artist Jean-François Aillet. His site here. Jean-François was previously featured on May 12, 2013. * <– June 23, 2013 Camino Photo of the Week Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week Archive Twitter: @caminophotoofwk Each week adamnathan.com features an image or piece of writing that captures something special […]

June 24

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – June 23, 2013

A collection of 32 terrific Camino shots by Victor Nuno in 2007 in Navarre, Spain. His website. Twitter: @victornuno * <– June 16, 2013 Camino Photo of the Week Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week Archive Twitter: @caminophotoofwk Each week adamnathan.com features an image or piece of writing that captures something special about the […]

June 16

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – June 16, 2013

From “The Greenery,” the blog of Kim Green, a self-described “gardener, writer, public radio producer, semi-retired flight instructor, retired Ultimate Frisbee player, and oft-humbled student of Russian.” Forgot the picture of the feet – although I love it – you have to read Kim’s list of the Camino by the Numbers as part of her […]

“Proserpina” / Martha Wainwright

* Proserpina, Proserpina, come home to momma, come home to momma Proserpina, Proserpina, come home to mother, come home to momma now I shall punish the Earth, I shall turn down the heat I shall take away every morsel to eat I shall turn every field into stone Where I walk crying alone Crying for Proserpina, […]

Allstate Ad / “Good Life Anthem”

*  Deep down we know that all the bad things that happen in life can’t stop us from making our lives… good. * A few weeks ago on Mad Men, Don Draper spent a long amphetamine weekend at the office with his entire staff trying to come up with something original for their new Chevrolet […]

June 09

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – June 9, 2013

The Boy Scouts from Chapel Hill, North Carolina just raised over $6,000 for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and walked the Camino from St. Jean Pied de Port to Finisterre. The full story here. I loved this quote from their trip leader Brian Burnham:  “Blistered feet? The Camino doesn’t care. Wet clothes? Camino doesn’t care. Music and […]

June 02

The Well-Tempered Songbook: #46 Bennie and the Jets, Elton John

   Warm June applause explodes and sparkles on the brick cobblestone. We are drenched to the bone in liquid helium, but we have not yet floated out of the Columbia University in the City of New York Stadium. * She’s got electric boobs, a Mohawk suit, You know I read it in a magazine…   Tony […]

June 02

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – June 2, 2013

The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. One of an excellent many at the Flickr site from Ray Rosa at rcpfotografia. His personal site with an account of his Camino and plenty of pictures can be […]

May 30

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – May 26, 2013

Camino walker, writer and enthusiast Jane Blanchard has put together a Pinterest collection of all books Camino here. If you’ve written a book about your Camino — and who hasn’t? — and you don’t see it here, then let her know!  * <– May 19, 2013 Camino Photo of the Week Camino de Santiago Photo […]

May 21

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – May 19, 2013

A small collection of charming illustrations from the Camino, including a pilgrim collecting garbage in his backpack along the Camino (at top of page). * <– May 12, 2013 Camino Photo of the Week Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week Archive Twitter: @caminophotoofwk Each week adamnathan.com features an image or piece of writing that […]

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – May 12, 2013

First click here and then come back and let’s talk for a minute. While visiting Jean-François’ site, be sure to actually click on one of the entries from his 166 day, 3200km (2000 mile) pilgrimage in 2008. His pilgrim passport (credential) is completely interactive, a work of artistry, dedication, and reverence for the chemin de […]

The Birds – Kelly Castro

the birds – Kelly Castro (September 2, 2010, Los Aptos, California) An article on this exceptional photographer’s work can be found on the Adobe Photoshop site here. Castro’s Flickr site is here. An appealing resemblance to a photo I posted in the fall here (but I’ll take Kelly’s.) Twitter: @adambnathan * If you are interested in receiving […]

May 06

Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week – May 5, 2013

Laura Kaltenstein’s blog of her Camino across the northern Spanish route includes this shot of a small table set out with water, chairs and a credential stamp. * <– April 28, 2013 Camino Photo of the Week Camino de Santiago Photo of the Week Archive Twitter: @caminophotoofwk Each week adamnathan.com features an image or piece of […]

May 04

The Well-Tempered Songbook: #47 – Love Is in the Air, John Paul Young

We were identified to the group as guys that wanted to be cool long after high school was over or something to that effect. The trainer told us we were to find, borrow, or purchase pink ballerina tutus and white t-shirts before we came back the next morning.