Monthly Archive: February 2008

The 33rd Festa do Queixo 0

The 33rd Festa do Queixo

Galicia, and Spain, are well know for their fiestas (or festas as they say in Galicia). The big season is summer, when there are one of these fiestas every weekend. They usually have a theme,...

New AVE (high speed train) Madrid – Barcelona 0

New AVE (high speed train) Madrid – Barcelona

A few days ago the new high speed train service (AVE) between Madrid and Barcelona was introduced. Could be useful for someone trying to get to/get home from the camino. Some more information: —...

Pilgrim Podcast – Pilgrims needed 5

Pilgrim Podcast – Pilgrims needed

I have been thinking about this for a while now, and decided that now would be a good time to get started with a pilgrim podcast. After seeing the amount of pilgrims in the...

ClickAir to London and RyanAir to Barcelona 0

ClickAir to London and RyanAir to Barcelona

La Voz de Galicia reports today that ClickAir are considering a new connection between Vigo and one of the airports in London. Earlier this week, Ryanair also announced a new route from Santiago to...

The Camino Welcomes you…. 0

The Camino Welcomes you….

[tube]RMOIAbUDQNA[/tube] José Alvarez has a production company and has made several pilgrim documentaries on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. This video is 10 minutes of one of them, Spanish is spoken but there...

Pilgrim Tip: The Packlist 0

Pilgrim Tip: The Packlist

One of the most asked questions in our pilgrim forum is the question: “What should I bring with me?” One of our forum members, atlanticheart, suggested the following packlist and got a lot of...