Meet Member Jane V. Blanchard

Jane V. Blanchard

Meet Member Jane V. Blanchard

by Jul 25, 2017Member Updates

Jane V. Blanchard

Jane V. Blanchard

Award-winning author of the Woman on Her Way series

Jane V. Blanchard is the author of the Woman on Her Way series. In her first book, “Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino,” Jane mingles her personal story with conversations she had with modern-day female pilgrims who also trekked the Camino. In “Hadrian’s Wall Path: Walking into History,” Jane shares her discoveries along the 84-mile path across northern England. This book was a finalist for the prestigious 2015 President’s Award from the Florida Authors & Publisher’s Association

Jane has always been adventuresome, building a log cabin with her husband and living off the grid, working a gentleman’s farm, hiking the peaks of New England, and racing mountain bikes in her 50s. Since retiring in 2011, she has visited sixteen countries by foot and by bicycle, and written two books about her wanderings. In addition to traveling, writing and publishing, Jane enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

As a sexagenarian, Jane continues to plan backpacking trips and writing books.

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2016 recipient of the Florida Authors & Publisher’s Association (FAPA) President’s Award in the adult ebook category.?

Camino Tips: How to get the most out of “The Way” is a must-read if you’re contemplating hiking the Camino de Santiago. This ebook includes seventy incredibly practical tips to help you prepare, enjoy, and get the most out of “The Way. ” It is chock-full of references and links to valuable information.

Camino Tips will help you determine what to do before, during, and after the Camino. Learn how to:

? Select which Camino to walk.
? Choose a starting date.
? Get yourself and your home ready for the Camino.
? Pack the essentials and nice-to-haves.
? Prepare your pack for traveling.
? Prevent injury.
? Prepare for receiving “the gifts” that the Camino has to offer.
? Be a good pilgrim.
? Create lasting memories of this monumental trip.
? Continue the journey after you’ve completed walking the Camino.

You can never really know what you need to know before you hike your first Camino?and that is good. Surprises make the trip more interesting. But you can plan and prepare for the challenges that will make your Camino unique. These Camino Tips can help you get the most out of “The Way.”

Award-winning Sarasota, Florida, author Jane V. Blanchard walked the Camino Franc?s in 2011 and the Camino Portugu?s in 2013. She gathered these tips from the research she did before her first trip, from other pilgrims, and from personal experience?good and bad. Jane hopes that by sharing these Camino?Tips that you too will have a “Buen Camino.”

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