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Roads to Santiago

by Cees Nooteboom

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Harvill Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Nooteboom, Cees, 1933- -- Travel -- Spain.,
    • Authors, Dutch -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Spain -- Description and travel.,
    • Spain -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementCees Nooteboom ; translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsRilke, Ina.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT5881.24.O55 O513 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination352 p. :
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL444893M
      ISBN 10186046162X
      LC Control Number98157617

        Buy a cheap copy of The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago: The book by David M. Gitlitz. The road across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest was one of the three major Christian pilgrimage routes during Cited by: 4.   Roads to Santiago Paperback – March 13 by Cees Nooteboom (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(12).

        The harvest of so much learning and a long immersion in Spain's dramatic past and its lively present is a magnificent book. In Roads to Santiago Cees Nooteboom unlocks doors to a Spain we hardly know and which he has discovered . Roads to Santiago is an evocative travelogue through the sights, sounds, and smells of a little known Spain-its architecture, art, history, landscapes, villages, and people. And as much as it is the story of his travels, it is an elegant and detailed chronicle of Cees Nooteboom's thirty-five-year love affair with his adopted second country.

      NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, First printing. A little discoloration to the rear panel of the dustjacket, else fine in a fine dustjacket. "Reminiscent of Henry James' reveries on France, Aldous Huxley's esays on Italy, and Bruce Chatwin's journey through Patagonia, Roads to Santiago is an essential book.". First US Edition. Hard Cover. Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia. 2 Santiago de Compostela means St James of the field of stars. 3 There are many Camino de Santiago routes, starting in France, Portugal and Spain. 4 Pilgrims used to start their ‘Camino’ from their own homes. 5 The yellow scallop shell and yellow arrows mark the way to Santiago.


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" The Road to Santiago is an exquisitely written, courageous, and irresistible portrait of a personal pilgrimage in search of a broader understanding of life and self." A gentle read In the spring ofKathryn Harrison set out to walk the part of the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela with her 12 year old daughter/5.

Roads to Santiago is an evocative travelogue through the sights, sounds, and smells of a little known Spain-its architecture, art, history, landscapes, villages, and people. And as much as it is the story of his travels, it is an elegant and detailed chronicle of Cees Nooteboom's thirty-five-year love affair with his adopted second country.

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And as much as it is the story of his travels, it is an elegant and detailed chronicle of Cees Nooteboom's thirty-five-year love affair with his adopted second by: 2. Roads to Santiago is a fine, broad introduction to Spain. Much of Nooteboom himself comes through, the traveller imposing himself and how he perceives the places seen, but he is a good and only occasionally misleading guide.

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This book is a combination of a cultural travelogue and a writer's imaginative journey. Nooteboom presents 25 essays about Spain, a country for which he has great affection. /5(14). The Roads to Santiago de Compostela (in Situ) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. I found this interesting book in the gift shop of the castle located on the top of the big rock in downtown Lourdes (France).

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Traveling from side road to side road. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Cees Nooteboom. To fully appreciate the riches of this unique route, look no further than The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago, a fascinating step-by-step guide to the cultural history of the Road for pilgrims, hikers, and armchair travelers alike.

Organized geographically, the book covers aspects of the terrain, places of interest, history, artistic monuments, and Cited by: 4. About this book. Designated as World Heritage sites inthe ancient pilgrimage routes to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela have seen an astonishing rise in the number of pilgrims undertaking the route for purposes of religion or tourism.

I'm Yaz Rooney, a pilgrim of the thousand year old sacred road to Santiago. If you have heard the mystical call of the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James, or simply The Way), and are looking for information that will help you prepare physically, mentally and spiritually for the journey ahead, then you have come to the right place!.

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In The Roads to Santiago acclaimed landscape photographer Derry Brabbs has captured the true spirit of this remarkable journey. From the endless vistas of central France, the pilgrim routes converge in the mountain passes of the Pyrenees, then forge a path across the desolate beauty of the Spanish : Derry Brabbs.