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Funny stories from the Camino, news and updates from Justin Patrick.

Faith and The Camino - Part 2

camino stories May 19, 2017

Last week we heard from Justin regarding his perspective on how his faith impacted the Camino experience and how the Camino, in turn, impacted his faith. Today, we hear from Patrick. Thank you again to Hannah Hartzell for asking the question...

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Faith and The Camino - Part 1

camino stories May 13, 2017

There is no way around it! Taking this pilgrimage required a monumental amount of faith… faith in ourselves, faith in others, and faith in God. Hannah Hartzell asked the question “How did your faith impact your journey, and what has...

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Life vs. The Camino

camino stories May 11, 2017

Requested Blog Topic: Anytime we speak at conferences, we love spending time with attendees. On stage, we treat our talks as conversations with the audience, but nothing can replace the intimate one-on-one interactions that occur afterward....

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 6: Dude! Put On Some Clothes!

camino stories Mar 09, 2017

Communal living means constant and close proximity with others, often strangers. In our last installment of Awkward Camino Moments, Justin tells, perhaps, the most awkward moment of the entire journey. Enjoy!


Dude! Put On Some Clothes!
By Justin...

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 5: She's Pretty!

camino stories Mar 09, 2017

Anyone who knows me, knows I have a habit of misplacing things. Justin and my wife have always given me a hard time about this. At home though, its no big deal, I always find what I have misplaced. However, when you are staying in a different town...

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 4: That's Not What I Meant!

camino stories Mar 09, 2017

Going on a journey in a foreign country is full of challenges, especially when you don’t speak the language. Oftentimes, the language barrier presented the greatest difficulty for me. While Justin had chosen to take several years of Spanish...

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 3: Are You Sure You Want to Stand There?

camino stories Feb 21, 2017

Sometimes our embarrassing moments involved others. At times those individuals were just additional characters in a particular story, and in other scenarios, they were the primary subject. Our good friend Ted Hardy shall now be thrown under the...

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 2: Don't Pee There!

camino stories Feb 21, 2017

Welcome to part two of our Awkward Camino Moments series. Our ability to find ourselves in scenarios we would prefer to avoid never ceases to amaze us. The embarassment continues as Patrick shares how we navigated life on the Camino with a...

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Awkward Camino Moments - Part 1: Staring is Caring

camino stories Feb 20, 2017

Anytime two men spend as much time together as we did on the Camino, there are bound to experience some awkward and embarrassing moments. But we seem to have a special knack for this. Over the next several weeks we will be sharing some of our...

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