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Walking the Camino: A Pilgrimage Through Northern Spain (San Diego OASIS)

Event Type: Lecture
Age Group(s): Older adult, Adult
Date: 6/9/2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Follow along on Camino Frances, the most popular of the medieval pilgrimage routes established to honor the Apostle St. James. Learn about the pathís history and see the variety of Spanish landscapes that pilgrims walk through to reach the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. With over 200,000 people walking the Camino in 2013, this ancient route has captured the imagination of twenty-first century spiritual seekers and adventurers. Come explore the art, architecture, and pilgrim practices associated with the path and discover what itís like to be a walker. Artist Amanda Schaffer will share her Camino experiences and offer suggestions and tips on planning for this often life-changing journey. Buen Camino! OASIS is a unique educational program for adults 50+ who want to continue to learn and be productive throughout life. Membership is free and open to anyone 50 or older.
Library: Encinitas