Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Thirty Days on the Camino by Alvin Mark Tan

The Camino de Santiago is a popular pilgrimage route in Europe. Globetrotting artist Alvin Mark Tan walks 800km of the way over 30 days, and records his sights and experiences in his drawings. He hopes his story will inspire readers to go off the beaten track from time to time.


This is where I began my walk on the Camino de Santiago this past summer 
in the lovely town of St Jean Pied de Port, France. O what a journey! 


Day one: This is the lovely St Jean Pied de Port in southern France, 
where I begin my journey on the Camino de Santiago.


Catedral de Burgos is a Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to 
the Virgin Mary and is famous for its vast size and unique architecture.


One of the rare moments I get to sketch while walking in the mornings.


After arriving at Santiago de Compostela, 
I immediately got out my watercolour kit and sketched away...



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ISBN-13: 978-981-09-8622-3
Perfect-bound hardcover 
1st Edition
Published by Alvin Mark Tan (2012) 

2nd Edition
Published by Math Paper Press (2016)