Monthly Archive: November 2011

How do I prepare for a Camino de Santiago in January? 4

How do I prepare for a Camino de Santiago in January?

The question was: I am going to be walking the Camino in late January/early February. Do you guys know what the weather should be like and/or have any suggestions for preparation? Read all the...

Do I need a “Money Belt” while walking the camino de Santiago? 0

Do I need a “Money Belt” while walking the camino de Santiago?

The question of how to best store your money/creditcards/.. on the Camino comes up once in a while. Here is one variant: I’ve only ever had a wallet, I’m going to have to change....

Thoughts after serving as a Hospitalera 1

Thoughts after serving as a Hospitalera

This is not really a question, but more thoughts from a pilgrim that has just finished serving as a hospitalera. She sais: Well, I have been home a few weeks and can offer some thoughts on...

Where can I park my car while walking the Camino de Santiago? 0

Where can I park my car while walking the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I would like to walk from Tui to Santiago but I need to have some secure location to leave my car while I walk. Anyone got any ideas? Read the good...

Camino de Santiago forum passes 10 000 members 0

Camino de Santiago forum passes 10 000 members

The Camino de Santiago forum just got its member number 10 000. That is 10 000 pilgrims sharing and learning about the Camino de Santiago. Congratulations everyone!!

Can I bring my guitar with me on the Camino de Santiago? 3

Can I bring my guitar with me on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I was wondering if anyone has done the Camino with a guitar? Would it be possible for me to hike the whole Camino with my gear and a guitar? Read all...

How much money should you have on you on the Camino de Santiago? 7

How much money should you have on you on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: In dollars or euros, what would you guys say is a good amount to have on you? Obviously I don’t want to bring too much, because I don’t have much to...

Do I need a guidebook to walk the Camino de Santiago? 0

Do I need a guidebook to walk the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: […] I also like the thought of a book as a travel companion. Do I need a guidebook? […] Read all the good advice on walking the Camino de Santiago with...

Do you have some advice for those over 60 wanting to walk the Camino de Santiago? 33

Do you have some advice for those over 60 wanting to walk the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I would love to hear from some senior trekkers about how they planned their Camino adventure. I am planning to walk next year in my 60th year with my 63 yr....

Is it feasible to travel around Europe and then walk the Camino de Santiago on the same trip? 0

Is it feasible to travel around Europe and then walk the Camino de Santiago on the same trip?

The question was: My boyfriend and I plan to walk the Camino Frances. However, we are not sure to walk the Camino first, then travel around Europe or travel around Europe first then walk...

Does my US medical Insurance cover me on the Camino de Santiago? 3

Does my US medical Insurance cover me on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: A request to American pilgrims; past, present and future. I just learned that my health insurance does not cover me while in Europe. In looking on this forum the advice is...

Camino Mozárabe 4

Camino Mozárabe

The Camino Mozárabe runs from Granada in southern Spain and connects to the Via de la Plata in Mérida. We have just opened a new section in the forum, with up-to-date information on the Camino...