In 1917 American Art Historian Georgiana Goddard King completed her three part study, “The Way of St. James” based on three years wanderings on foot, by cart, mule, and other conveyance on the pilgrimage roads to Santiago.
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1994: Road of Stars to Santiago: Stanton, Edward
1996: El Camino: Walking to Santiago de Compostela by Lee Hoinacki
1997: Foot by Foot to Santiago de Compostela - Judy Foot
1998: On Pilgrimage - Lash, Jennifer
One Million Footsteps Across Spain, Walking El Camino De Santiago: Jr. L. Carroll Yingling
Roads to Santiago: Cees Nooteboom
Diary of a Pilgrim - Emma Poë.
Pilgrim's Road: A Journey to Santiago De Compostela by bike: Bettina Selby
In 2006 Hape Kerkeling, a German comedian, published a book a book about his experiences on the Camino 5 years earlier. The following year the number of German speaking pilgrims rose by 25%.
(More books here: http://amawalker.blogspot.com/2009/09/books-on-camino.html)
2011: The latest film is a ‘Hollywood’style movie called THE WAY featuring Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez.
Since the release of this film, the number of pilgrims from the US has gone up 80%. Numbers from other English language countries has also risen sharply.
In 2012 over 200 000 pilgrims will have received the Compostela. Close to another 750 000 will have walked parts of the many Camino trails in Europe.