Adams State course includes hike in Spain

(02-07-2013)

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Community members are invited to follow in the steps of millions of pilgrims and hike the original Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. The Adams State University three-credit course, El Camino de Santiago, offered this spring examines the history, art, and literature associated with this famous pilgrimage route across northern Spain.

The course will culminate in a hike in Spain from May 15 until June 3. Participants will hike a picturesque 200-mile trail along the original Camino de Santiago, from the coastal city of Oviedo over the Picos de Europa mountain range to the famous medieval city of Santiago.

Because a limited number of spots left on the hiking segment remain, community members are being invited to join the course for the hike in Spain. This may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow the path that millions of pilgrims have undertaken since the mid 800s.

Community members must be assured of good health and the proper equipment, including boots, a back pack, rain gear, and other items. The cost of the trip for non ASU participants is $1400, which covers bus/train fare, guide services, and lodging with the group. Participants make their own flight arrangements and pay for their own meals.

For further information, please contact Dr. David MacWilliams at 719-587-7421 or dcmacwil@adams.edu.