Many first time pilgrims, automatically think that the traditional raincoat is the only option for rain protection while on the pilgrimage. But what about a poncho?
(Photo from La Voz de Galicia) La Voz de Galicia reports today that for the first time since statistics where collected in 1985 that there are more foreigners receiving the compostela than Spaniards.
(Photo from El Correo Gallego) El Correo Gallego has a story today about the new charge that the Xunta de Galicia has introduced at the albergues in Galicia.
El Correo Gallego has story today about how both Aerlingus and Ryanair will re-open the routes from Santiago de Compstela that they closed down earlier this year.
Canadian Company of Pilgrims – Victoria Branch – Pilgrim Gathering on Saturday, March 8th, 2008 at Burnside Gorge Community Centre in Victoria. 9:30-5pm.
April 18 to Sunday to April 20, 2008 In November 2007 Mary Virtue and Tom Friesen offered a very successful hospitalero training here in Victoria. They are offering the same training again in London ON in April 2008. To help spread the word about this next hospitalero training we would ask that you forward…
During the recent server move the site had to endure, I realized that the company that I registered the domain www.santiago-today.com back in the day, had taken over the ownership of the domain (!). They did not respond to e-mails that I sent trying to find out what the situation was. So I decided, to…
If you like food, Santiago is the place to be February 18th to 20th. There will be fancy chefs and fancy food at the “Forum Gastronomic” celebrated at the “Palacio de Congresos”, about a 10 minute drive from old town. Entrance is €5,- . More on their website. Especially have a look at the program.
El Correo Gallego had a good looking graphic that shows some pilgrim statistics from 2006 and 2007 a few days ago.
Rebekah Scott and her husband moved to Moratinos in Spain and are now living ON the camino to Santiago de Compostela. They have an active blog that is well worth a read if you are interested in the Spanish way of life.
If you have walked the street of Santiago de Compostela old town, you may have heard some blues guitar played by our own Jazz Man. He used to sit in Rua de Vilar, but lately I have seen him on Plaza de Quintana.
Welcome to the new website. The forum is still here, and this main page will have some Santiago related content. The forum still will be focused on the pilgrimage. Enjoy! Greetings from Santiago de Compostela, Ivar