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  1. Lu Zajickova

    Pilgrim's Passport - Stamp from the issuing organization + first stamps in Porto

    Hello, everyone. I got the pilgrim's passport delivered to my house prior to my camino as I am super excited to start the portuguese camino in two weeks. Just wanted to ask two things: 1, I ordered the passports from Casa Ivar and there's no stamp in the frame on the first page (issuing...
  2. BobY333

    Credencial - Filling out the first page information

    My wife and I are sooooo looking forward to getting back to the Camino. For our first Camino (Frances, Sept-Oct 2018) we received our credencial from the US confraternity. It had all of our information nicely filled out for us (I have terrible handwriting!). I then needed another credencial...
  3. Steven Dwyer

    Credentials and Sellos - Barcelona to Montserrat

    Here are three places to get your pilgrim credential in Barcelona St. Pau del Camp (St. Paul in the Fields) Carrer de Sant Pau, 99 Romanesque monastery Església de Sant Jaume (Church of St. James/Santiago) Carrer de Ferran, 28, 08002 Barcelona Parrish church dating back to the 14th Century...
  4. alexwalker

    New digital Credential is introduced from the Cathedral.
  5. pricehedgehog

    Credencial Stamping in Oviedo?

    Looking at arriving in Oviedo in Sept c.6pm ish on a Sunday...Can you get the Credencial stamped in your hotel, or in bars or is only option the Cathedral the next day from 10am...anyone know? Appreciate the obvious..have brekkie and look at Cathedral and have this as the fist stamp.. etc but...
  6. F

    The Holy Year Credenciale is available!

    I just wanted to thank @ivar for letting us know that the 2021 Ano Xacobeo credenciale had come available. The first thing I did this morning was order 5 of them! 2 are for the trip I will take in 2022 with my step-sister; 1 is for Spouse to take his solo Portugués in 2022; the last 2 are for...
  7. Ross The Scot

    Camino Del Norte ×credencial/sellos/compostela?

    Hello everyone, Hope you all are well! I am hoping to complete the Camino del Norte this year (covid permitting) Irun - Santiago de Compostela. From mid April this year. My questions and concerns are, can you be awarded a completion certificate on this route? Would I have to cut across...
  8. MarkyD

    Camino postage stamps

    Seasons greetings to one and all, Here is a link that you may or may not have seen before. It's about the post office (Correos) postage stamps available in Spain, which were produced this year. Here is an example of one that we recently...
  9. Joejoe

    Camino office

    Hola folks, I have just completed the Camino Mozarabe from Almeria, the strange thing is the office in Santiago does not know this route exists. They would not put it on the Compostela and insisted that the route was the de la Plata. Very poor show from the staff.
  10. lindam

    News Related to the Future of Credencials

    Just saw an article related to changes being made, starting in 2021, in the way stamps are collected in one's credencial. The article does state that the traditional method of gathering sellos will remain in place for those who do not wish to embrace the new method. Here is a link for said...
  11. Vaughan

    Starting stamp

    I am planning on starting my Camino in Hondaribbia since it is convenient for the airport. Are there any recommendations for where to get a starting stamp in my credential?
  12. Staffman

    Same Credential for Santiago/Fisterra/Muxia?

    I am planning to walk the Via de la Plata and then continue to Fisterra and then on to Muxia where I understand I can get a Compostela/Certificate from all three locations. Can I use the credential signed-off at Santiago and continue to have it stamped for my journey to Fisterra and Muxia or do...
  13. roamingpaddy

    Help about passport stamps and Compostela

    I have walked the camino francais in sections these last few years and hope to do the last section,O Cebrieo to Santiago d.c. possibly this autumn or next spring. Will I qualify for the compostela? I think I will but just checking. Also,my Brierley guide book mentions that you need 2 passport...
  14. Paintboy2

    Did you frame your credential?

    I enjoy looking at my old credentials and remembering when and where I received each stamp. I have cancelled my 5th Camino scheduled to start in two weeks and instead of packing I framed a couple of my old credentials. Ivar has a great map for sale in the store that I've used to show where we...
  15. SuperPilgrim

    Origin of the Camino Passport

    I've heard many conflicting stories about the first camino passport (or credential). Does anyone have links to books or other articles about the history of this document? When? Why? Different versions over time?
  16. jgiesbrecht

    Passport, Credencial and Certificate Care

    Just a couple questions... First, how did you keep your passport and credencial from bending/damaging during your walk? Second, in Sahagun, I have read different answers....has anyone been there recently and can they tell me if you can or cannot buy a tube to keep that certificate from...
  17. R

    Porto - Santiago April

    Hi. Is there anyone can comment about weather conditions in the beginning of April in Porto-Santiago regions? Is it windy, rainy? Cold? Also about Credential - where is it possible to obtain it?
  18. F

    Lagos to Santiago de Compostela via Rota Vincentina

    We are planning our Camino in March and April starting from Lagos. The plan is to follow the fishermans trail but deviate on our first day to Vila Bispo and continue on the second day on the Rota Vincentina trail north to Santiago do Cacem. The Rota Vincentina trail ends here. Is there anyone...
  19. Caligal

    Compostela ?

    Hi All, I walked the CP this past Sept. i didnt have time to get my Compostela. Im planning on walking the CF next spring, would I be able to get my Compostela for the CP when I get my CF next time? Thanks
  20. M

    The shell?

    Apologies for what is probably a dumb newbie question :) but here goes... I have read some posts about obtaining your Camino passport in the office at SJPdP before you start and some also mention getting a shell. Is the shell just as a souvenir of your journey? Or is it required as some sort of...