600km Walking Pilgrimage through Spain

Written by Denise Chng Lisan & published on September 2 2008

From the moment I discovered an ancient pilgrimage path in Spain in June last year, the attraction of walking hundreds of kilometres towards an assured destination grew on me daily. My eagerness to go on a month-long journey on foot across the steep slopes, lush valleys and forests of the Pyrenees, and through countless small towns and villages, was part of a subconscious quest to find depth and meaning in my life. At the age of 33, I was approaching – prematurely, perhaps – what seemed to be a mid-life crisis.

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Letter from Quebec: Preserving Heritage

Written by Denise Chng Lisan & published on November 8 2008

'TRAVEL is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living,' wrote Miriam Beard. Life in Quebec is now my teacher, pointing out my knowledge gaps and honing my ideas of living - be it language, culture, life-skills, or the environment.

Denise Chng Lisan

Camino Life´s a Party too!

Posted by Denise CHNG Lisan On Monday, October 01, 2007
I love the camino parties and fellow walkers.....
In the evening, after a hard day´s walk, we cook in the communal kitchen....sing our hearts out, dance, play music and party!

We had Providencia from Spain to dance flamenco, Richard to play guitar, Thomas to take pictures, and I contributed a little rock & roll swing dancing.

All that´s done before 10pm - when the lights go out for bed time. =P

1 Response to 'Camino Life´s a Party too!'

  1. Thomas Said,'> 15 December 2007 at 23:31

    Hey Denise! Its Thomas the photographer!! I'm so glad I found you. I've got some pictures for you -- also I'm trying to find Richard Aubut (i think is his last name), the guy with the white hair that played guitar - i've got a bunch of photos of him to send, if you have his email let me know. I did a google search for Richard and thats how I found your blog. Anyway I hope you're doing well, send me an email and I'll send you a few photos. Take care!



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