Program 190a: The Pilgrim's Italy; Hape Kerkeling's Santiago de Compostela

Release Date: 03-24-2012


Colleen Heater, author of "The Pilgrim's Italy", describes how 21st century travelers can find inspiration at Italy's many religious shrines; a tour guide in Siena tells us about resoration efforts along the old pilgrim's trail from England to Rome; and a German comic confides what he learned from a month-long trek to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.


  • Colleen Heater, co-author of "The Pilgrim's Italy" (Inner Travel Books)
  • Call-out to Roberto Bechi, tour guide based in Siena, Italy
  • German comic Hape Kerkeling, author of "I'm Off Then: Losing and Finding Myself on the Camino de Santiago" (Simon & Schuster / Free Press)