Charleston, SC – January 22, 2019 – “The Journey Inward: A Path to Discovery, Determination, and the Value of Friendship” is part memoir, part travelogue that follows Janet Charbonneau on an exciting and life-changing journey across northern Spain.
What started as a way to celebrate her 50th birthday suddenly became one of the most difficult challenges the author has ever faced, walking 440 miles in 31 days. From the preparation for this incredible journey to the daily trek through ancient villages and over mountains, “The Journey Inward” will captivate you with the magic that has called people to make this expedition for more than a thousand years.
The Camino de Santiago, or The Way, has always been a personal and spiritual pilgrimage culminating at the magnificent Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Having never hiked and armed with only her mental determination, the author artfully takes you through the daily ups and downs of the Camino as she faces the challenges of an injured knee, overcomes mental hurdles and celebrates emotional breakthroughs. She provides vivid descriptions of the landscape as well as the emotional highs and lows of taking on the Camino.
“The Journey Inward” has something for everyone. Throughout the book, the author shares her personal aspirations and fears, conveyed with truthfulness. Readers will cheer, cry and be inspired with every page as the author discovers the depths of her inner strength and experiences the magic of the Camino.
With inspiring and insightful content that is well-written and organized, “The Journey Inward” is a great read for those considering taking on their own bold adventure or just wanting to enjoy the journey that unfolds beautifully with each page. The author’s story is sure to touch your heart in unforgettable ways.
“The Journey Inward” is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Buy your copy today!
About the Author
Janet Charbonneau enjoys taking the road less traveled. Her adventures have included blue water cruising on a sailboat for four years and traveling all lower 48 states in seven months, riding a Harley-Davidson with her Golden Retriever, Bailey, in a sidecar. She hiked 440 miles on the Camino de Santiago as her latest adventure.
By day, Janet is an IT Consultant and Account Manager, but she spends her nights writing about her adventures. Janet lives in Charleston, SC, with her Golden Retriever, Holly.