Monthly Archive: May 2012

When their Camino fails to live up to expectations 1

When their Camino fails to live up to expectations

Not really a question, but still an interesting discussion: A good reason why one should walk with no expectations or preconceived ideas of what the Camino will be like for you. A priest on...

Can I walk to Santiago, and then back? 4

Can I walk to Santiago, and then back?

The question was: This may be the raving of a lunatic, but my dream is to start in LePuy, hike to Santiago via SJPDP and then RETURN via the ruta Norte and end my...

What shoes are pilgrims using on the Camino de Santiago? 3

What shoes are pilgrims using on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Hi all, there are so many threads in regards to footwear, many opinions, many different kinds of footwear. I know a common reply is: “use what works best for your feet”...

Where do I start collecting stamps? 0

Where do I start collecting stamps?

The question was: I am going on the camino for the first time next may/June from Dublin and was wondering if I get the two stamps here and one in Leon if I’m starting...

Which Camino has less asphalt? 1

Which Camino has less asphalt?

  The question was: Does anyone know which part of the camino in France or North Spain has the less asphalt on a strech of 600 kilometers? I am leaving soon, in a week...

Do I need to bring vitamins on my Camino de Santiago? 1

Do I need to bring vitamins on my Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I just put six weeks of vitamins in baggies and they weigh alot…well, at least the same as a large yellow onion. Heres what I take per day: One Multi, One...

What is the accommodation costs on the Camino de Santiago? 10

What is the accommodation costs on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Can you tell me if I am right in thinking that it’s possible to get accommodation along the Camino Frances for as little as 5 euros/night? This is what I’d been...

What is your favorite Camino de Santiago photo? 0

What is your favorite Camino de Santiago photo?

The question was a simple one: What is your favorite Camino de Santiago photo? Have a look at all the favorite photos from the Camino de Santiago here.

What is best, pick up the Credential before you leave or on the Camino? 2

What is best, pick up the Credential before you leave or on the Camino?

The question was: Looking for peoples’ advice on the matter of the credencial. We start our Camino in Ponferrada next weekend, but won’t arrive there till about 10pm (we have a hotel booked for...

What did you read while walking the Camino de Santiago? 12

What did you read while walking the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I am interested in what people were reading while they we walking. Reading books about the Camino is important before and after, but the books are heavy and once absorbed, provide...

Can you recommend a good hotel in Santiago de Compostela? 2

Can you recommend a good hotel in Santiago de Compostela?

The question was: I know there are a million hotels in Santiago but I’d appreciate a personal recommendation for a 3 or 4 star hotel near the cathedral. Have a look at these Santiago...

Camino de Santiago map 0

Camino de Santiago map

This is not really a question, but may are looking for Camino de Santiago maps. In the forum this has been talked about a lot,  for example posts like: The best Camino map The best map...