My Camino Group Walk May 2014

Posted September 13, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Blog | no responses




  Each year a new group of pilgrims embark on the journey of a life-time on the medieval pilgrimage route in Spain. Many people feel the Camino calls to them at just the right time. Is it calling you? On this group Camino journey you'll be coached and guided by Sue Kenney about how to prepare, what to expect and how to integrate the potentially life-altering journey you have into life back home. You have the chance to walk back to yourself,  to the beautiful authentic person you are.

Spring 2014.

Dates May 18-30, 2014.    

225 kilometers.

11 days.                    

Sue Kenney and Travel Concierge Deborah Peniuk of AYA Life have partnered to bring you a retreat on the world famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route. This spiritual group pilgrimage has been designed for individuals who are interested in embarking on a walking journey of self-discovery and adventure. You’ll slow your life down to 4 kilometers an hour and carry everything you need on your back, while living the simple life of a pilgrim. This allows for more time to look inward, if you so desire. You’ll join pilgrim, author, filmmaker Sue Kenney as your Camino guide and coach. We’ll step into the footsteps of millions of pilgrims who have walked this path before you and l follow the Camino Frances route of the medieval path  in the north of Spain.

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Book by December 1, 2013 and get 10% off. 

You will have the option to walk  with the group or on your own. It's your journey! We meet at the end of each day to share our stories and experiences over a pilgrim meal. The goal is to have fun too! Watch a clip of a feature length documentary film Las Peregrinas about 6 women Las Peregrinas documentary film. who walk the same route as My Camino Walk with Sue.  Both men and women are invited to join this group journey. You can also order a copy (or download it) to share with your friends and family so they understand the experience you are about to embark on. There are often lots of questions about what is to be expected or how to prepare so feel free to call or write. or call Sue Kenney at 705 8264641. Walk 225 kilometers. 11 days. As a simple pilgrim.        We walk on average 20 kilometers a day. Remember you don't have any other responsibilities except to walk, eat, drink and sleep. This allows for time to look inward, if you so desire. Everyone around you is walking too and encourage you to do things you didn't think possible. You’ll join Sue Kenney as your Camino guide and coach and step into the footsteps of millions of pilgrims who have walked this path before you. We’ll follow the Camino Frances route of the 1100 year old medieval pilgrimage path known as the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in the north of Spain. You'll meet pilgrims from all over the world, all ages, all backgrounds and beliefs in a place of peace.   Group Camino Pics May 2010 start 200

My Camino Pilgrim Package

Starting at $2495.00 plus HST and if you book by December 1, 2013 you'll get 10% off that package. Spaces are limited.

My Camino Coaching Program

One of the unique benefits of this experience is the coaching and support you’ll receive from Sue Kenney before, during and after the Camino, to help prepare you physically, mentally and spiritually for this mystical journey. The Camino is like a portal for creativity and it’s believed that we can manifest more intensely on this mystical path. As part of the Camino Coaching, you’ll have an opportunity to prepare yourself to open possibilities, develop skills to manifest desires, increase creativity and practice mindfulness: the balance between activity and surrender. There will be 5 Group Conference Calls set up prior to leaving and one call after you return home from the Camino.  During these calls you will be given information about what to pack, clothing and equipment recommendations, and helpful tips for the journey. Dates, times and contact numbers to be provided. You will have unlimited email and phone support provided by Sue Kenney, to address any questions or concerns you have throughout the planning stages and when you return. The main elements of the pilgrimage route is planned for you covering details such as: Itinerary description (the overall journey and projected daily routes); accommodation will be booked and upgrade options offered when available; practical information; cultural and historical information; and more. The Camino will unfold as it should and one should approach this journey with an open mind.  Sue will be available throughout the day on the journey for coaching, guidance and leadership.  Sue will carry a cell phone for emergency purposes. Sue puts an emphasis on developing a Personal Training Program that is tailored to your needs to prepare you to walk on average 20 kilometers a day. It is expected that pilgrims will carry their own weight (approx 15 lbs).  There are options available to transfer your backpack if needed and if required, a taxi service is available to transport pilgrims as well.

About Sue Kenney Sue on Camino

Sue is a world renowned speaker and expert pilgrim who has walked various routes of the Camino 10 times, led 8 groups, and she has directed a documentary film called Las Peregrinas…the women who walk. She has also written 2 books and is renowned for her work as a storyteller, speaker, author, coach and workshop facilitator who uses the Camino as a metaphor for a life journey. Her best-selling book My Camino is development as a feature film. Her second book is Confessions of a Pilgrim. She walks every day, mostly barefoot now. Sue has been recognized in Spain as someone who has had an effect on the increase of pilgrims from North America who are walking the Camino.  Sue is a Level 2 Rowing Coach, a Level 2 Reiki practitioner, a trained reflexologist and she has been a life coach for 10 yearsShe is the inventor/designer of a new style of barefoot footwear called Barebottom Shoes and has pitched her business idea to the Dragons Den TV show for a possible broadcast fall2013/spring 2014. Sue philosophy is that we are all pilgrims in life on a journey with a destination in mind. Each of us has a gift and it is our obligation to share that with others in the world. The Camino is a metaphor for a life journey with purpose.  With each step we take forward we walk back to our authentic self.

Basic Pilgrim Package

Starting at $2495.00 plus HST. *Book by December 1, 2013 for 10% off!

Get ready for a potentially life changing experience on the Camino.

Basic Package Includes...

Personalized Camino Coaching with Sue Kenney.IMG_1409 10 Nights Accommodation on the Camino - Double/Triple/Dormatory in private pilgrim albergues.1 Night Hotel in Ponferrada, Spain - Double Occupancy includes breakfast 1 Night Hotel in Santiago, Spain - Single Occupancy includes breakfast. Camino Walk Itinerary. Personalized Training Program. 6 Group Conference Calls. Camino Guide Book. And as well you will receive: Spring 2012A Spanish Phrase Book .Canadian Company of Pilgrims Registration. Pilgrim Credential. Crest AYA Life Travel Concierge Service. The plan is to meet Sue Kenney and the group in Ponferrada, Spain by Sunday May 18, 2014.  We will begin walking on Monday May 19, 2014. Note: Each person is responsible for paying for their own flight/ground transportation/travel/food/medical costs/equipment and miscellaneous expenses. We are happy to help you make your journey as easy as possible through AYA Life Travel Concierge service.  You can customize your package by upgrading accommodation, arriving early, extending your stay, booking tours and more. Those arrangements can be made through Travel Concierge Deborah Peniuk  at AYA Life Travel Concierge at She will be pleased to offer suggestions and help to book your travel.  *Discount of 10% is NOT applied to upgrades.

Special. Book by December 1, 2013 for 10% off!

Save $249.50 on the Basic Pilgrim Package. Regular $2495.00 plus HST. Special *$2245.50 plus HSTFor this special pricing you must book and pay the deposit of *$500.00 plus HST $65.00 by December 1, 2014.   Balance of the Basic Pilgrim Package is due by February 1, 2014.

My Camino Registration FormSt James Cathedral in Santiago

Please contact Deborah for a registration form and fill out your Travel Profile. Let your journey begin.
Deborah Peniuk   
AYA Life   
Owner, Travel & Food Writer, Travel Concierge
d. 647.932.7764
c. 647.778.7197
I’m honoured that you will be walking the Camino with our group package through AYA Life. I’m truly looking forward to the journey with you. They say that when you decide to walk the Camino that’s when your journey begins. Buen Camino, pilgrim.Love and light,  logo My Camino   705 8264641

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