I bowl into today’s destination, Estella, at about 12.30pm in a truly foul mood and I can’t really give you a good reason why. I felt it almost immediately after I had left the pleasant surroundings of the bar in Lorca and I decided to keep talking to a minimum. “Buen Caminos” to my fellow […]
It’s Time For A New Camino Adventure.
Buen Camino! Yes, it’s time for new adventures on the Camino de Santiago! I’ll be travelling to Porto this weekend to begin the Portuguese Central Camino de Santiago. I shall not lie to you. I am a little biased when it comes to the beautiful city of Porto, as Iived in the city for my […]
Kenneth Strange On The Tragic Order Of The Knights Templar.
You can imagine my pleasant surprise to receive a Facebook message from someone I’ve admired from afar since my wife, Aurora, and I took our first steps from the French Basque village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bound for Santiago de Compostela in 2018. It was Samantha Wilson, a ubiquitous and prominent Camino presence whose CV alone should […]
Tracy Pawelski On A Mother & Daughter Camino De Santiago Adventure
In 2015, my 21-year-old daughter Juliet and I walked 500 miles from St. Jean Pied de Port in the French Pyrenees to Santiago in the northwestern corner of Spain called Galicia. It took us 35 days to walk 500 miles El Camino de Santiago, a 1000-year-old pilgrimage to the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela where […]
Camino de Santiago: 2021 Holy Year Extended to 2022
The feast day of St. James, the patron saint of the Camino de Santiago, is officially celebrated throughout the Camino de Santiago on the 25th July of every year. When the feast day of St. James falls on a Sunday, the year is deemed to be a holy one. Indeed, St James’ Day falls on […]
Wild Camino: Somewhere Over The Rainbow.
Buen Camino! I’m a woman who has made many personal dreams come true. I gave up the rat race to pursue a life with more meaning. The choice that I made led me to the Camino de Santiago where I found my purpose as a guide helping pilgrims on the long road to Santiago. I […]
Shanta Ranee On Serendipity And The Green House In Santiago De Compostela
Many people have asked me why I chose to live in Santiago de Compostela. I didn’t. It was more serendipity than choice. In 2018 the youngest of my two daughters was assigned to the University of Santiago as an Erasmus student as part of her year abroad. Neither of us had even heard of the […]