Audrey, Mari Carmen and Cristine, France.

Mari Carmen was born in France, but her parents are from Galicia. She speaks perfect Spanish (with a beautiful Galician accent), and helped me translating her friends.

¨Audrey’s reason for being here is to find answers to some things that have been bothering her—she says that she needed to go away in order to come back as a better person. Cristine is trying to leave behind problems that have been following her since she was a child. For me, this means coming back to my roots. My parents and my older sister are from Galicia, so this land is special to me. Some years ago I did the French Way for the same reason—I walked with my two sisters, and along the way, many relatives joined us, some of them I hadn´t seen in years. Our parents were waiting for us when we arrived in Santiago, and it was really special. This time, I wanted to share this with my friends. It’s been only three days, but we have laughed and cried already. We feel that we are letting many bad things go.”

Audrey, Mari Carmen and Cristine,


English way from Ferrol.

English way from Ferrol.


Mari Carmen nació en Francia, pero sus padres son Gallegos. Habla un español perfecto (con un bonito acento gallego), y se encargó de traducir a sus amigas.

¨El motivo de Audrey para haber venido es intentar encontrar algunas respuestas a cosas que le han estado preocupando; dice que necesitaba marchar para volver mejor. Cristine quiere dejar atrás cosas que le persiguen desde pequeña. Para mi, esto es un reencuentro con mis raíces. Mi padres y mi hermana mayor son gallegos, así que esta tierra es especial para mi. Hace unos años hice el Camino Francés por el mismo motivo. Caminé con mis dos hermanas, y por el camino se nos iban uniendo familiares que hacía años que no veíamos. Nuestros padres nos estaban esperando en Santiago cuando llegamos, y fue muy especial. Esta vez quise compartirlo con mis amigas. Sólo llevamos tres días, pero ya hemos reido y llorado. Estamos soltando muchas cosas.”

Audrey, Mari Carmen y Cristine,


Camino Inglés desde Ferrol.


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