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Laurie Ferris
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Oakland, California, USA
Occupation:
Writer, Traveller, Yogi, Dog Mama

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    1. Ashna Maharaj
      Ashna Maharaj
      Do you have a blog or diary of your Camino experience. I love reading everyone's own personal journey. Thanks
      1. Wily
        Wily
        Hey Ashna - Laurie has a number of blog posts from her recent Portuguese Camino on this Forum. If you haven't already found her website, go to: thecaminoprovides.com. It's great!
        Feb 16, 2017
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    2. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
    3. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      I'm am doing Hospitalero training this weekend in Los Gatos, CA. (Feb. 3-5) Is anyone else signed up?
      1. BROWNCOUNTYBOB
        BROWNCOUNTYBOB
        Laurie, is this "generic" Hospitalero training for any albergue or have you been assigned to a specific one already? Bob
        Feb 8, 2017
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      2. Laurie Ferris
        Laurie Ferris
        This was the generic training offered by APOC. I don't know when I'll be able to serve 2 weeks, but I learned so much and have a list of albergues to check out next year on the Camino Frances.
        Feb 14, 2017
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    4. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      I'm grateful for my Camino experience, and for being asked to share it with a room full of co-workers. My latest post is about presenting.
      1. Ashna Maharaj likes this.
    5. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      I'm catching up on Dave's Camino Podcasts and just listened to episode 15, which features a familiar voice on this forum BROWNCOUNTYBOB! :-)
    6. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      I miss Spain! But I'm grateful for my wonderful life here in the SF Bay Area. We are finally getting some much needed rain. Peace to all!
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      2. Wily
        Wily
        I, too, miss Spain. But, having gotten out hiking this week to enjoy the fall colors really helped! Believe it or not, I really look forward to crossing the Pyrenees again.
        Oct 25, 2016
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    7. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      Maybe there should be a food category on this forum. I just posted about pilgrim meals at the Paradores in things to see and do in Santiago.
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      2. Canadian Wander
        Canadian Wander
        That is how my wife pitched this to me originally... red wine and crusty bread. She knows how to motivate me!
        Nov 1, 2016
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    8. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      My profile on this forum was so outdated! I just updated it.
    9. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      The new cookbook, Tastes of the Camino, is out! Yosmar Martinez presented it at a cooking school. I just shared a post about the experience.
    10. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      It's been awhile since I've posted here but I just shared my arrival in Santiago and a tip on where to stay in Santiago. Buen Camino!
    11. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      Padrón to Santiago on the Camino Portugues. From "Closer to Fine" to "Are we there yet?"
    12. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      Walking Day 5: Caldas de Reis to Padrón: A Camino angel, boob-shaped cheese, Padrón's monument to St. James (The Camino's best kept secret)
    13. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      My Camino Portugues continues with Walking Day 4: Pontevedra To Caldas De Reis
    14. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      Just catching up on my posts about Camino Portugues. Days 1-3 shared, and more coming soon.
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    15. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      Wow, time flies when you're planning a Camino, then walking one, then reflecting on one. My Camino was short but sweet. caminoprovides.com
    16. Laurie Ferris
      Laurie Ferris
      My Camino is getting closer and things are coming together! Camino Portugues May 21 starting from maybe Ponte de Lima.
    17. Laurie Ferris
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    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    February 2
    Home Page:
    http://thecaminoprovides.com
    Location:
    Oakland, California, USA
    Occupation:
    Writer, Traveller, Yogi, Dog Mama
    I like to share great things about the Camino de Santiago, and ways to keep the spirit of the Camino alive in our every day lives. So far, I have walked three Caminos: Portugués, Inglés, and Primitivo. I intend to walk different Caminos and volunteer as a Hospitalera in the coming years.

    As a Chapter Co-Coordinator for the Northern California Chapter of the American Pilgrims on the Camino (APOC). I attend monthly chapter calls, help organize pilgrim events, lead hikes, and promote Camino activities to SF Bay Area pilgrims.

    I love Spain. I have been there seven times since 1992. When I heard about the Camino, I found my calling. I created a blog at http://thecaminoprovides.com that celebrates the Camino and the pilgrim's journey. I love to collaborate with others who love the Camino. Pilgrim interviews, guests posts, videos and favorite blog submissions welcome! Email laurie@caminoprovides.com.

    Learn more about me.
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