Monthly Archive: December 2010

ONE thing I wish I had taken, ONE thing I wish I had NOT… 4

ONE thing I wish I had taken, ONE thing I wish I had NOT…

The question was: Hi everyone, I’m off to SJPP May 18th to walk up to Santiago. I’m in the final stage of deciding which items I’ll definitely take and which ones will have to...

Camino de Invierno Guide Now avaliable 0

Camino de Invierno Guide Now avaliable

There has not really been a guide to this route, but now we have one. Written by Rebekah Scott, it is a great guide to a route that is not very well known. The...

Camino de Santiago Packing List 1

Camino de Santiago Packing List

  This pilgrims advice on this topic was: I walked the camino last year from St. Jean in June, and I had a 20L backpack that weighed about 16 pounds, or 7 or so...

Your favorite “section” of the Camino 5

Your favorite “section” of the Camino

The question was: I would like to spend 10-15 days walking on the Camino Franc├ęs in 2011 and was wondering which section to do. I can probably average 25 kms per day. I understand...

EasyJet from Santiago de Compostela to Geneva? 0

EasyJet from Santiago de Compostela to Geneva?

Looking at the map on the EasyJet site tonight, it looks like EasyJet is about to announce a new route from Santiago de Compostela to Geneva. Let us cross out fingers and hope that...

Christmas Camino 2

Christmas Camino

The question was: I know that this topic has been addressed before but I am wondering if there is any new information on accommodations open along the Camino Frances this Dec-Jan. My wife, Robin,...

How to get from Santiago to Sarria 0

How to get from Santiago to Sarria

The question was: Will be arriving in santiago late morning in july and wondered if anybody had ideas on getting to Sarria on the same day. I tried the train but it doesn’t go...

Camino de Santiago Forum now on your Mobile 1

Camino de Santiago Forum now on your Mobile

I know that many most of you are checking the forum on a computer. But, if you are traveling (or on the Camino?), you can now keep up to date with the latest posts...

Camping roll mat – to take or not to take 5

Camping roll mat – to take or not to take

The question was: Is it worth taking a camping roll mat to sleep on if the numbers are quite numerous on the Camino Portugues due to the Holy Year? Read the whole discussion in...

Kindle on the Camino de Santiago 0

Kindle on the Camino de Santiago

The question was: I have listed below just some of the books available for the Kindle that may be of interest to anyone interested in Santiago de Compostela and Pilgimages there. These are in...

Footwear on the Camino 3

Footwear on the Camino

The question was: After much deliberation, I’ve decided to wear trainers/runners rather than boots on the Camino for this time around, mainly because I wear orthotics and my feet, orthotics and boots don’t all...

The Camino Travel Center closes 0

The Camino Travel Center closes

UPDATED: The camino Travel Center has re-opened with new owners. More about their services here. After almost two years open, I have decided to close the Camino Travel Center in Santiago de Compostela. When...