“The Way” on Netflix soon?

The movie about the Camino de Santiago “The Way” has appeared on the Netflix website. They note that: “This title is Unavailable” ..but we are one step closer to release. It will most likely be released in theathres first, then DVD and Netflix. Netflix is a streaming movie service available in the US. Click here for all the conversations related…

Buying Rail Tickets on RENFE

The question was: Based on what I have read on a travel forum (Fodor’s), RENFE now has a policy that unless you have actually purchased a train ticket while physically in Spain during the last year, you will not be able to do it online — the site will reject your CC info. But, apparently…

Which guidebook for good maps?

The question was: I am open to suggestions for German or Spanish guidebooks – as long as they have good maps! But I would prefer english. (not a great idea to carry a heavy book in a language I only partially understand  There’s a google-map online of the route – but…do you print out the…

Rainpants or gaiters ?

The question was: I will be walking the “Norte” in May, wonder if I should invest in gaiters as well, as the weather seems to be wetter on this route than anywhere else. I wear Gore-tex boots, but do know that water will find its way through, eventually. Gaiters plus rain pants the better option…

A smoke free Camino

The question was: As of today, Spain has introduced one of the strictest bans around due to the scary statistics that 160 Spaniards a day die from smoking related illness, 4 of those people as passive smokers. What does this mean for the Caminos? Read the whole conversation in the forum here.