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  1. Opa Theo

    Camino del Norte a Chimayó

    April 2018 stumbled upon lovely shrine at Chimayo New Mexico, USA. Is there a pilgrimage to this shrine? At the shrine I read that servicemen returning from prisoner of war camps made a pilgrimage to Chimayo after WWII. Thanks Ted Rzepski, Connecticut
  2. Opa Theo

    First Camino help please: should we depend on Albergues or book nightly arrangements with a company?

    My wife and I are 70years old planning to walk from Sarria to Santiago at the end of September 2018. Should we hope to find Albergues each night or should we book with a company to arrange nightly stays? We've looked into arrangements with Garry at Spanish Adventures and Shanda at Follow the...
  3. Opa Theo

    Coffee in Spain

    As an American I require coffee to fuel my day. I've seen videos of tiny cups of coffee from pilgrims, that would border on deprivation for me. I realize there are no Starbucks or Duncans on the camino. Does Spain have the equivalent of a Cafe au lai? Thanks