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Moments of illumination along El Camino de Santiago

In a new memoir, Boston College alumna Suzanne Maggio shares the story of her 500-mile trek along the Camino, Spain’s ancient pilgrimage. Although she wasn’t sure exactly what drove her to walk the Camino, Maggio felt the need for a … Continue reading

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One hiker’s exploration of the Appalachian Trail

Over the course of 11 years, Alan Richardson, a professor of English at Boston College, hiked the entire Appalachian Trail (AT), a nearly 2,200-mile journey that extends from Georgia to Maine. His approach was unique. Rather than hike from one … Continue reading

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A guide to Paris

Jayne Boisvert, who received a master’s degree in French from Boston College, has published a guidebook to Paris that includes travel tips as well as biographies and addresses associated with famous Americans, from the 18th century to present day, who lived … Continue reading

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Taking children around the world

Alumna Joan Curley has circumnavigated the globe twice and has lived in the US, Bermuda, Germany and Egypt. Her trips have inspired a series of children’s books, each based on places she has visited. Her newest title is Mary Lou and the Queen Mary 2. A … Continue reading

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