Monthly Archive: September 2008

The Pilgrimage to Santiago 0

The Pilgrimage to Santiago

This series of articles was compiled by Johnnie Walker for the Confraternity of St James and with their kind permission they are reproduced here. Each year 100,000 people walk to Santiago de Compostela in North-west Spain....

The Pilgrimage option 0

The Pilgrimage option

This series of articles was compiled by Johnnie Walker for the Confraternity of St James and with their kind permission they are reproduced here Where are you going for your holidays this year?  There are so...

More bed bug talk, this time in the Telegraph 2

More bed bug talk, this time in the Telegraph

The Telegraph has an article today on the recent bed bug problems that we have been talking about in the forum for some time now. Convents and hostels along the route to the north-western...

Pilgrim tip: How much does a pilgrimage cost? 0

Pilgrim tip: How much does a pilgrimage cost?

  Many prospective pilgrims wonder “how much does a pilgrimage cost?”. This is of course depending on may things, but in the Camino forum we have a great discussion here on the Cost of the Camino...

Northern Spain getting ready for 100 km/h wind 0

Northern Spain getting ready for 100 km/h wind

Photo from La Voz de Galicia TV news broadcasts has been warning for the last few days now. Fishermen on the Finisterre coast are told to stay at harbour and pilgrims need to get...

Pilgrim tip: A suggested packlist 0

Pilgrim tip: A suggested packlist

So you have bought your plane ticket, you have a few days left until you leave and you are finetuning your backpack. And the the doubt comes in “Have I forgotten anything?”. Have a...