Monthly Archive: January 2008

Pilgrim Tip: Raincoat or Poncho? 0

Pilgrim Tip: Raincoat or Poncho?

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?

For the first time, more foreign pilgrims than spaniards 0

For the first time, more foreign pilgrims than spaniards

(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.

Pilgrims now pay €3,-/night in albergues in Galicia 0

Pilgrims now pay €3,-/night in albergues in Galicia

(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.

New routes to Dublin and Liverpool starting April 1st 0

New routes to Dublin and Liverpool starting April 1st

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.

Announcing the 4th Annual Camino Pilgrim Gathering in Victoria (Canada) 0

Announcing the 4th Annual Camino Pilgrim Gathering in Victoria (Canada)

Canadian Company of Pilgrims – Victoria Branch – Pilgrim Gathering on Saturday, March 8th, 2008 at Burnside Gorge Community Centre in Victoria. 9:30-5pm.

A Hospitalero Training Course, London Ontario (Canada) 0

A Hospitalero Training Course, London Ontario (Canada)

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...

Santiago-Today.com becomes Pilgrimage-to-Santiago.com 1

Santiago-Today.com becomes Pilgrimage-to-Santiago.com

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 (!)....

Forum Gastronomic 0

Forum Gastronomic

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...

Big Fun in a Tiny Pueblo 0

Big Fun in a Tiny Pueblo

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...

Welcome to the new site 5

Welcome to the new site

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...