12# What type of pilgrim are you? Christian Kurrat (MyCaminoBackpack)

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El Camino People- The Podcast
12# What type of pilgrim are you? Christian Kurrat (MyCaminoBackpack)


Today with us Christian Kurrat. He is going to tell us everything about his research on Pilgrim motivations. According to the research, there are five main types of pilgrims. Want to know which type are you? Listen to today’s episode.

Christian is a German-born pilgrim. But he is been living in Santiago on and off for many years. He has walked many Caminos from the Portuguese to Camino del Norte starting with his first Camino in 2008 when he walked, Camino Frances.

He will also tell us a little bit about his latest research. A first in his kind about pilgrimages and pilgrims!!

Step by step

0:13 ➤ Intro and COVID update
2:30 ➤ Introducing Christian Kurrat
5:00 ➤ Why a PHD about pilgrimages?
11:40 ➤ What happens in the lifes of the pilgrims before they started the Camino
13:45 ➤ Rookie mistake
18:50 ➤ How to do a pilgrimage study
28:30 ➤ Types of pilgrims motivation
50:30 ➤ The next Xacobean and COVID
1:00:00 ➤ Next study: Camino Tattoos


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