Monthly Archive: March 2008

Easter in Santiago de Compostela 0

Easter in Santiago de Compostela

Easter is around the corner and the local government has presented a new website that is focused on presenting the easter program. As you may know, in Spain easter is know for their easter...

Big waves in Coruña 0

Big waves in Coruña

We have had some strong winds in Galicia in the last few days, but nothing out of the ordinary. Even so, the waves at sea has been enormous. The light house of Cabo Vilan...

HAPE KERKELING in the New York Times 0

HAPE KERKELING in the New York Times

March 8th 2008, the German author Hape Kerkeling was featured in the New York Times in relation to his book “I’m Off for a Bit, Then,”. This book is about his camino to Santiago...

What will the weather be like on your camino? 0

What will the weather be like on your camino?

The weather is something that many are worried about before heading out. At the higher elevations, snow and cold weather have stoped many pilgrims that have not been ready, there has even been pilgrims...

Pilgrim tip: 3 terms to know 2

Pilgrim tip: 3 terms to know

If you are new to the pilgrimage to Santiago, you may not know some of the “lingo”. 3 terms that are helpful to know are: The Credencial The Compostela The Fisterrana In the forum,...

Toronto Star: Curing isolation with a long walk 0

Toronto Star: Curing isolation with a long walk

The Toronto Star recently had an article about the camino to Santiago. The article is not so much focusing on the actual walk, but on the other things that you might get out of...