CAMINO 101: Five Mobile Phone Apps for Pilgrims Walking the Camino de Santiago

CAMINO 101: Five Mobile Phone Apps for Pilgrims Walking the Camino de Santiago

What are the best smartphone apps for walking the Camino de Santiago? In this CAMINO 101 video, author Kevin Donahue ( explores five essential iPhone and Android apps for pilgrims walking Spain’s Camino de Santiago.


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0:00 Introduction

0:22 Five Mobile Apps for Camino Pilgrims

0:37 Translation: Microsoft Translator

1:34 TIP: Popular Camino Words & Spanish Phrases

2:08 Pilgrimage: Digital Camino Pilgrim Passport

2:57 Navigation & Information: Buen Camino

3:34 Navigation & Information: Wise Pilgrim

4:05 Communication: WhatsApp

4:42 Tips for Your Camino




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The Sacred Steps Podcast walks virtually alongside authors and pilgrims, connecting a community of pilgrims from across the globe. From the Camino de Santiago through Spain to the Via Francigena across Europe to Italy, the podcast features updates and first-hand accounts from the footpaths of pilgrimage. A companion to the book Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal by Kevin Donahue, the podcast also introduces several lesser-known journeys, such as England’s Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury and the California Missions Trail in the United States.









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Husband. Father. Backpacker. Pilgrim. Author.

In 2019, Kevin Donahue set off from his home in the United States to begin a pilgrimage journey spanning both years and miles, walking across continents to the ancient end of the world, to kneel at the tombs of eight Apostles. Available for Easter 2023, Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal, is Kevin’s first-hand account of the people and places found along the way to inspire questions and enlighten answers about faith, hope, and love.