Monthly Archive: May 2010

Street Opera in Santiago de Compostela 0

Street Opera in Santiago de Compostela

This photo was taken today in Rua de Villar in Santiago. Two men singing opera in the street, and doing it so well that they gather a rather large crowd.

The Pilgrims Passport 0

The Pilgrims Passport

The pilgrims passport, of the Credencial, is what pilgrims bring with them on their walk collecting stamps along the way, proving that hey have walked “all the way”. It is recommended to get two...

Rain gear 0

Rain gear

Good rain gear is important since Galicia is known for its rain. Especially in the fall, winter and spring. The Altus poncho (picture) seems to be a favorite among many pilgrims. Have a look...

Good and bad albergues 0

Good and bad albergues

If you are planning to stay in albergues along your Camino, you need to know that there are some good ones… and then som, not so good. Our forum members have some recommendations on...

Trekking poles or not… 0

Trekking poles or not…

Some people like it and can not walk the camino without it, some popel don’t see the point and they feel like the trekking poes comes “in the way”. There is a great discussion...