How to travel to your camino starting point

Many questions that we get in the forum are related to “I am flying in from X and need to get to my camino starting point Y” and then the conversation goes on how to best travel within Spain. Early on we created a section in the forum, just for those kinds of questions and…

Vueling and Clickair to merge

The Wall Street Journal reports today that the two low cost airlines, Vueling and Clickair has decided to merge. They will still fly under the Vueling brand. Clickair was a spin off from Iberia only a few years ago, but the raising fuel prices seems to have made this merger neccesary. For pilgrim traveling in…

Bed Bug alert

This was reported on July 7th 2008 by Gareth Thomas: This information is current and to alert pilgrims further back down the Camino Frances to a bed bug situation in Hontanas. There are three pilgrims here at Boadilla this evening who have all come from the Hontanas Municipal hostal with multiple bed bug bites, and…

San Fermin 2008

The running of the bulls in Pamplona, or San Fermin, is coming up in a few days. So if you are on the camino frances, in the Pamplona area you might want to stop by and participate in the celebrations (running in front of the bulls would be optional).

Pilgrim tattoo anyone?

You know you are a pilgrim fanatic when you decide to get a pilgrim tattoo. From Flickr We have had a conversation on this inĀ  the forum, and this is a more popular topic than I had realized. I have seen a few tattoo parlors in Santiago, but not thought much of it.