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Credencial in Johannesburg

2020 Camino Guides

Alton Solomons

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Camino(s) past & future
Plan to walk the last leg (from Sarria) in April 2015
Hi All,

Can anyone please advise where i would be able to get the credencial in JHB prior to departing?


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Hi Alton,

Maybe someone will have an answer about finding the credential in Jo'burg (not sure if there's a CSJ office there), but to be honest most people just get their credential when they arrive in France or Spain: you can get one pretty easily from the church, tourist/camino office, or even the hostel, for a couple of Euros.

Otherwise the Confraternity of St James in Cape Town can send you one for R70 (you first need to become a member for R40): http://www.csjofsa.za.org/documents/pilgrim_passport.php

(Feel free to send me a personal message if you need any more info!)



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The South African group is one of the most active and organized.
They can help you with every aspect of your Camino. A great group of new and experienced Pilgrims.
Hopefully one of the members will reply to you here in this thread.


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Portugués, Francés, Le Puy, Rota Vicentina, Soulac, Norte, Madrid, Salvador, Primitivo, Aragonés
Hi Alton, I attended one of the Confraternity's workshops at the Botanical Gardens in Pretoria, and bought a credential there. They did not ask that I become a member. It's a really nice credential, with many pages, so you can collect LOTS of interesting stamps along the Way! Jill


Camino(s) past & future
Portugués, Francés, Le Puy, Rota Vicentina, Soulac, Norte, Madrid, Salvador, Primitivo, Aragonés
Hi again Alton, thought you may be interested in the following Camino Workshop (as shown on the Confraternity of St James in South Africa's website):


Date: Sunday, 8 March

Venue: National Herbarium

Lecture Hall, inside

the Pretoria National

Botanical Garden

Fees: Garden entrance fee of R26 p.p.

The workshop is free. Notes will be distributed via e-mail to interested participants.

MEET & GREET: 9:00—10:00 (coffee and tea will be served)

WORKSHOP TIME: 10:00—13:00

PICNIC: from 13:00 onwards (bring your own)
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