Search 58,412 Camino Questions

A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it

Camino Socks
Browse the Camino Socks collection on the forum shop
Camino Cups
Browse our selection of Camino Cups on the forum store

Recent content by gsilver

  1. gsilver

    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 7.0

    Avila, this day (10/09) in 2014, along the Camino de Levante .
  2. gsilver

    All the Caminos in 3D

    Amazing Diego. Quite a feat of engineering, assembling all the disparate sources of data and producing something that is as useful as entertaining. Spent some nice time looking at places on the Levante and Brangança route where I got miserably lost.
  3. gsilver

    How to get a Donkey

    A must read: Travels with My Donkey: One Man and His Ass on a Pilgrimage to Santiago by Tim Moore.
  4. gsilver

    Visigothic/Pre-Romanesque architecture for beginners

    You are a sleuth! You are right - visited Santiago de los Caballeros and San Pedro de la Nave the same day. Here are all the photos I took of the later one.
  5. gsilver

    Visigothic/Pre-Romanesque architecture for beginners

    Have lots of pictures of San Pedro de la Nave taken 2014 on my way from Zamora to Braganca. An amazing building with an amazing story.
  6. gsilver

    Mixing paths on one trip-ideas/opinions?

    Found a longer one. Camino mozárabe Almería to Granada. Camino mozárabe via Úbeda from Granada to Ciudad Real Camino de La Mancha from Ciudad Real to Toledo Plata from Sevilla to Salamanca Torres from Salamanca to Peso da Regua Portugués del Interior Peso da Regua to Verin Sanabres...
  7. gsilver

    Mixing paths on one trip-ideas/opinions?

    Levante to Zamora, Via de la Plata from Zamora via Bragança in Portugal to Verín, then rest of the way in the Sanabrés. A lot of different ecosystems, cultures, even two languages and one dialect. There are other threads on this topic I think. Without backtracking or leaving the path I think...
  8. gsilver

    Levante from Toledo, VDP via Bragança, 2013 A bit discursive and opinionated. And out date.
  9. gsilver

    Camino Portugues de la Via de la Plata: along the way

    Hi, I did this variant starting November 1, 2013. I have to say that little has changed - beautiful countryside, kind people, deficient way marking. The pile of stone monolith markers in Arcillera you mention are still there, un-erected. A pot of yellow paint and a few days work would really...
  10. gsilver

    3 caminos in 1?

    Did the Camino de Levante this fall starting in Toledo, then from Zamora, instead of going via the Sanabrés, took the Portuguese route via Braganza, emerging back in Spain in Verín, and from there in a day's walk onto Laza in the Sanabrés and on to Santiago. Way marking in Toledo was deficient...