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  1. I

    Personal experience via: www.travelplanet.blog 2018-04-16

    What is the preparation for Camino Frances? How to prepare yourself for Camino Frances? What are the experiences of Camino Frances? Adventures... Funny stories... ... and much more... my personal blog where you can see how Camino Frances is a life-changing experience...
  2. ChrisDor

    Cammino, Camino, Caminho, Via '.s in Spain and Porgtugal GPS on site.

    Cammino, Camino, Caminho, Via 's in Spain and Porgtugal with GPS on site. Camino in Spanje: https://umap.openstreetmap.fr/nl/map/caminos-in-spanje_190670 Camino in Portugal: https://umap.openstreetmap.fr/nl/map/caminos-in-portugal_190522 Camino in Spanje and Portugal...
  3. carmodyelizabeth

    Camino Frances Summer 2017 - YouTube Video

    Adding a link below to a video I made of my walk on the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago and on to Finisterre this summer in May and June 2017 The video is made up of 1 sec clips throughout each day. Walking the camino was an amazing experience, I have so many amazing memories.
  4. MatteJa

    Camino de Santiago from my home (Italy + France + Spain)

    Hello beautiful people. I am writing here to ask you an advice: Next summer I would like to walk from my home (Turin - ITALY) to Santiago, I am already planning the route so if anyone of you did something similar, any info about walking/camping in France is worth its weight in gold to me. I...
  5. T

    Cold / Flu on the Camino Frances Questions regarding Sundays

    Hello all, I collapsed on the camino heading to Sahagún today. My walking buddy and I concluded it was dehydration related originally. I woke up this morning and had 2 cafe con leches (normally take just one) because I had low energy / bad sleep. After landing in Sahagún I grabbed some...
  6. Alberte

    First time on the road

    Hi everybody! I am a danish girl (22 y/o) who will walk the camino for the first time in July. I will spend 2 weeks on the Camino Frances, starting off in Ponferrada. Is it necessary to book hostels in advance? I know that there are many people walking on the road this month, and since it is my...
  7. Tamsin Grainger

    Walking without a donkey travel blog 2017-05-16

    A travel (walking) blog from Pamplona to Finnistere ( Camino Francés) and last 8 days or so of VDLP (going backwards!) Coming soon: first 8 days of VDLP. Also walking in Britain and France.
  8. DSouthard

    Where the Roads Lead 2017-03-11

    This book is a memoir of a walking pilgrimage from Barcelona, Spain to Rome, Italy during the summer of 2014. The author primarily walked the network of Gran Route trails through Catalunya, the Via Domitia through France, and finally the Via Francigena from Vercelli, Italy to Rome. More than a...
  9. DSouthard

    Where the Roads Lead 2017-03-11

    This book is a memoir of a walking pilgrimage from Barcelona, Spain to Rome, Italy during the summer of 2014. The author primarily walked the network of Gran Route trails through Catalunya, the Via Domitia through France, and finally the Via Francigena from Vercelli, Italy to Rome. More than a...
  10. LionHeart7

    New phone number - SIM Card for Camino

    Hi, I would like to ask you if you can help me with an opinion about SIM Card for my Camino. I intend to use a Spanish phone number to call the albergues, or make a reservation and maybe to call to my new Camino friend:) Can you tell me which Network is the best in Spain for...
  11. M

    Which route to take?

    Oddly I can't find a forum for what would seem to be the most important question for pilgrims: which route to take? In our case we want to walk 7-10 days. We are in our 60s and fit. We want to walk in Spain but would consider Portugal. But which of the many many routes would be best? We'd like...
  12. Kitsambler

    Spanish Villages for Sale

    http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/08/23/433228503/in-spain-entire-villages-are-up-for-sale-and-theyre-going-cheap For those who want to continue their Camino experience ...
  13. BrettP

    Finding My Way: Autumn on the Camino Frances 2016-08-16

    Readers of this forum need no introduction to the Camino Frances, but Brett Payne's memoir of his journey from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela and Fisterra in the autumn of 2015, is illustrated by 212 full colour photographs and 36 daily route maps to give you a tremendous insight...
  14. Beebe

    The Spiritual Traveler Spain 2016-08-06

    The Spiritual Traveler Spain is a celebration of the truly sacred and spiritual places, traditions, peoples, and roads of Spain. It is a non-denominational and deeply anthropological and folkloric travel book on Spain's prehistoric, pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim past. It is also a...
  15. Deacon Jason

    Speaking Spanish in Spain

    A question especially for any Spanish pilgrim brethren on the forum (and, of course, any others who are knowledgeable): I speak intermediate level Mexican Spanish...aside from those differences I've already discovered (tortillas aren't bread, sandwiches are bocadillos not tortas) are there any...
  16. miguel_gp

    A brief history of Spain......

    For those with access to BBC iPlayer and/or On Demand services there has been a recent series on the History of Spain called "Blood and Glory - The Making of Spain". Link below is to episode 3 which covers the Armada through Franco and the Civil War up to present Day, although the other...
  17. jesben1

    leaving for Camino del norte on Sunday June 28, few last minute questions...

    Hello, I'm starting the journey to Spain this Sunday and plan to start walking from Irun next Wednesday. I have a few last minute thoughts/questions First me and my travel partners are on a budget and plan on cooking meals, staying in hostels etc. What are some things you would suggest...
  18. Lisa Gibbons

    6 Month Camino Fitness Guide 2015-04-27

    6 Month Camino Fitness Plan Step by Step fitness guide for walkers and pilgrims planning their trip to Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain. Our fitness expert has designed a free health and fitness programme with some basic but effective exercises for anyone planning a Camino journey. It...
  19. Thomas1962

    GPS (in KMZ and in GPX format) tracks of all Spanish camino's in one file March 2018

    This download will bring you to the downloadpage of the Dutch Confaternity of Saint James (Het Nederlands Genootschap van Sint Jacob-NGSJ) The site is in Dutch, but on top you will find a google translate button. Here you will find all kinds of downloads, but for the Spanish tracks, go to...
  20. SThompson

    The Pilgrim Soul: Your Journal for the Camino de Santiago 2015-02-15

    THE PILGRIM SOUL: Your Journal for the Camino de Santiago is a journal intended for you to record your journey, your pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago. It waits for you to breathe life into its pages with your words, your drawings, your sellos, photographs and other mementos from the Camino...


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