Tui belongs to the Pontevedra region of Galicia, Spain and the city is the official starting point of the last 100kms of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Nestled on the banks of the Rio Minho, Tui is a border town just across the river from Valenca in Portugal. Notwithstanding its small size, the cathedral city […]
24 Hours In Valenca on the Portuguese Camino de Santiago.
Valenca do Minho takes its name from the Rio Minho that runs through this natural and lush region of northern Portugal. Valenca is a border town that lies on the banks of the Rio Minho opposite Tui in Spain. As a major starting point of the last 100km of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago, Valenca […]
Enjoy A Sizzling Summer On The Camino De Santiago
Here comes the sun! The summer months of late June, July and August are peak season on the Camino. The sun is shining, sardines sizzle on the grills of every restaurant, Sangria is the drink of the day, and the Caminos are buzzing with happy Pilgrims to wish a Buen Camino! I have walked both […]
The Way. A Tale Of Tragedy, Friendship & Camino Spirit.
I watched the Camino film, The Way, just before I moved from the UK to Andalucia, Spain. What a tale of tragedy, friendship, and Camino spirit! I laughed and cried, as I vicariously walked the Road to Santiago with the main characters led by Martin Sheen. Martin played the grieving father who travelled to the […]
10 Quotes To Inspire You To Walk The Camino De Santiago.
Millions of people from all walks of life have walked the legendary Camino de Santiago, also known as The Way. They become pilgrims on a journey and most experience a very different way of living during their time on the Camino. Everyone should walk a Camino de Santiago at least once in their life! Here […]
10 Things You Need To Know About The Camino De Santiago.
For a thousand years, millions of people have walked the legendary Camino de Santiago, experiencing the spirit of the Camino, and life as a pilgrim. Here are 10 things you need to know about the Camino de Santiago. 1. Camino de Santiago means Way of St James and refers to the different routes leading to […]