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  1. Stephen Nicholls

    Exactly WHAT camino is that?!?

    I had an abortive camino last February - the Sureste from Alicante. Then a super one to Finisterre in June. Now I'm off to Huelva for a Saga walking holiday. But ... hold on ... there seems to be a camino here! WHAT? is that part of one by another...
  2. Stephen Nicholls

    Inside the Holy Door

    We were lucky this year [2016] to be able to use the Holy Door for entrance to the Cathedral. Can anyone please tell me anything about the tomb that is just inside the door? Many thanks!
  3. Stephen Nicholls

    Ruta del Ebro: pictures.

    I completed the Ruta del Ebro in late May 2015 - a beautiful but very lonely camino. I met one other pilgrim traveling the same way as myself in THREE WEEKS. I stayed in four albergues - and was totally alone in three of them. My diary of each stage, and links to photo's are now on my web site...
  4. Stephen Nicholls


    I attract mossies like no-one else I know. Are there mosquitos on the VdlP in May? If so, I'll take a mossie net - any thoughts? Stephen
  5. Stephen Nicholls

    From Porto to Santiago, April 2011

    "My" camino was so enjoyable that I'm walking from Salamanca this coming May! My diary of the Porto pilgrimage can be downloaded from There are some 600 pictures on Picasa - Days 1 to 4: ... 5255556764 Days 5...
  6. Stephen Nicholls

    Via de la Plata - downloadable GPS Maps

    Do you know any maps, showing paths [especially the Camino!] that can be downloaded onto a mobile phone? [I know you'll say "Leave your phone behind and just walk north, following the arrows when you see them!"] Stephen.
  7. Stephen Nicholls

    Via de la Plata - Difficulty

    I plan to walk from Salamanca to Santiago in May, via Ourense. Can this route be "walked" or does it entail harder "hands and knees" climbing on the mountain passes? Last year I did the Portuguese route, from Porto to Santiago, and wondered if this Salamanca to Santiago might also be OK for me...