Stories from the trail

Tales and wisdom, shared by and for, people who love to walk
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  • Sharing some insider knowledge of the Bibbulmun Track from this year’s recipient of an “OAM”.

    By Glenyce Johnson, Founder of Wandering the World
    A long-time friend of Wandering the World, Mike Woods from Western Australia, was recently awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. He is one of the founding members of the Bibbulmun Track Foundation,

  • The Camino & Lockdown – some unexpected parallels.

    By Glenyce Johnson, Founder of Wandering the World
    Enjoying the Stillness – Reflecting on the positives of a global pandemic, for many of us, one reward would surely be the complete slowing down of life.

  • Three sisters, three different stories, and one family walk to be remembered forever.

    By Sienna, Lexi & Charli, Wandering the World Junior Travellers

    Animals, Lemonades and Birthday Cake – by Sienna, aged 12

    My first memory from the Camino was getting a birthday cake at dinner for my 8th birthday. The next morning, we got our Camino passports and our very first stamp to start our journey.

  • Stay young till a ripe old age.

    By Glenyce Johnson, Founder of Wandering the World
    Allow me to share the story of “Nin Nin“, a very special person in my life, and how it comes to be her, in her 90th year, that brings you our new walk in the Grampians.

  • New Walks, New Website, New Logo.

    By Glenyce Johnson, Founder of Wandering the World
    In 2013, I walked my first Camino. It changed my life. Walking this ancient trail ignited a flame. I had a dream; I made a wish. I recall the exact moment and place, at the 570km marker of my 800km pilgrimage, when I took a stride and…

  • The 5 best meals of my walking holiday.

    By Lizzie G, a Wandering the World Traveller
    1. Aligot, Nasbinals – In the Aubrac region of France they prepare a dish so decadent and delicious that walking 23kms a day becomes essential to walk off all the butter and cheese you have consumed.

  • The Singing Man – My very first Camino.

    By Glenyce Johnson, Founder of Wandering the World
    A treasured memory from the first night, of my very first Camino on the well-recognized and unforgettable French Way. The 890 km ancient pilgrimage beginning in St Jean Pied de Port at the base of the Pyrenees in France. Having never undertaken anything like that before I…

  • A Camino less travelled: The San Salvador Way.

    By Dawn, Wandering the World

    In the Australian winter months, I am usually on the Camino, enjoying the warm weather of Spain and Portugal. I have spent the last five European summers walking and have experienced the rewards of 24 different Caminos.