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Reviewed by Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite
Somewhere Along The Way is a memoir written by Jordan P. Jones about his 600-mile journey on the Camino de Santiago. Jordan's journey begins at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France, taking him through a breathtaking yet physically and mentally demanding journey across the Spanish countryside to his destination, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, ending in the small town of Muxia. After a disastrous start where he loses his pilgrim passport at Orisson, which forces him to double back, Jordan resumes his journey and attempts to cross the Pyrenees mountains in a single day. However, the grueling trek tests his resolve to its limits with rising temperatures, exhaustion, hunger, thirst, and blisters on his feet. Somewhere along the way, Jordan rediscovers himself and makes some friends whom he cherishes to this day.
Jordan P. Jones's memoir is an informative, engaging, and at times profound read that stirs up a yearning to explore new places and travel the world. Somewhere Along The Way captures the essence of the Camino de Santiago, and showcases why each year thousands upon thousands of pilgrims choose to walk the Camino. The best aspect of the Camino seems to be the people you meet from various backgrounds and countries, and how some of them end up being lifelong friends. To me, Jordan and Marc's friendship seems to be the highlight of the book. Jordan's narrative is honest and concise, and it doesn't get bogged down in unnecessary fluff. I enjoyed reading Somewhere Along The Way, and I would recommend it to readers who plan on walking the Camino.