Locations used in "The Way"


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Bert45

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#1
JennyH94 asked for some help in finding locations used in the film "The Way", starring Martin Sheen and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. I put some answers on her post, but I thought it might help her and other "tragics" if I provided a list of all the locations I have been told or found by myself. In looking at the film in such detail, I found several occasions when the pilgrims (Tom, Joost, Sarah and Jack) were walking in the wrong direction. There are other scenes that occur in the wrong order. The well known one, Albergue Orisson, has been acknowledged by Estevez, who said that they noticed it too late, as the film had already been sent off to the distributors. I do not want you to think that I am criticising the film or ridiculing it. I enjoyed the film and felt it represented the Camino Francés pretty well. I walked the Camino Francés twice from StJPdP and the Arles route from Lescar before I saw the film. There are some question marks in bold in my list. If anyone knows where these locations are, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
Restaurant Oillarburu on Rue d'Eglise, St Jean PdP 00:12 -13 (Thanks, Bradypus)
How come Daniel was travelling with two jackets, one blue, one yellow/orange?
Why did he go the wrong way when standing next to a pointer to Roncevaux? 00:16
Tom leaves Hotel Continental 00:18
Tom stops at the same pointer and sees Daniel 00:20
Cheese for sale (Se vende queso de cabra) Calle San Cristobal, Mezkiritz . The house in the distance is #8 Calle San Cristobal 0:29
By the fountain in Mezkiritz 0:29
Stone by side of road at Alto de Mezkiritz 922 m above sea level 00:30
Akerreta 00:32 – 39
Albergue Orisson 00:39 (out of sequence)
Portal de Francia, entrance to Pamplona 00:43
Caballo Blanco restaurant 00:43
Pamplona town hall 00:45
Zariquiegui 00:46
Alto del Perdón 00:48 – 49
Santa María de Eunate (off Camino) 00:50
Irache 00:50
Sansol (behind them) 1:01
Entering Torres del Rio at corner of Calle Desfiladero and Calle la Fuente 1:01
Road out of Torres del Río 1:05 walking in the wrong direction on NA-7251
Shelter at 1:07 - 08 ?
Village in distance 1:09 ?
Sarah sits by a large gate with two steps, at a café 1:09 ?
CVNE bodega, Haro (off Camino) 1:12 – 17
Police station, Logroño, 1:17 – 20
Statue of a saint in a niche, over the door of the church of Santa María de Palacio, Logroño 1:18
Church spire 1:20 church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in La Briñas -- thanks, Kathar1na
Steps and bollards 1:20 also church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in La Briñas -- thanks again, Kathar1na
Tosantos El Castaño Bar 1:20
Briñas (off Camino) The section begins with a brief shot of a stone cross with a yellow arrow below it. A few minutes later, the group passes the same cross. The river is the Río Ebro. They are walking in the wrong direction, so they must have painted the yellow arrow themselves for the film. It is not there when you find the cross with Streetview (17 Calle Solana, Briñas). walking in the wrong direction on Calle Solana 1:20 – 22
Sign for El Rollo, Mirador del Ebro (off Camino) 1:22
Top of Arco de Santa María, Burgos, 1:23
Tom's rucksack stolen at Restaurante Rincón de España, Burgos, 1:24
How did Jack and Joost know that they were in a gypsy area?
Leaving El Parral, Calle San Amaro 4, Burgos, 1:32
Stick twirling 1:32. James Nesbitt is good at this. He played flute along with his father in a marching band, so he will have seen a lot of this mace throwing when he was young, and no doubt tried his hand at it.
Tosantos (again) Albergue Municipal (Tosantos comes before Burgos) 1:33
Stick twirling (again) in the same place as before 1:33
Entering Hornillos del Camino 1:33
Tom attends to Joost's eye (appropriately, since he's an ophthalmologist) near the church in Hornillos 1:33
Dormitory 1:33 ?
Rest area (área de descanso) Joost hugs Tom 1:33 ?
They see three flagellants, one carrying a cross 1:34 ?
A view of Hornillos del Camino in the distance from the east – it should come before Hornillos 1:34 (out of sequence)
Meal at El Molino del Camino (off Camino) near Vilviestre de Muñó 1:34
Jack stands at the front of the church/monastery/hotel of San Zoilo, Carrión de los Condes, while the other three are walking past him in the wrong direction 1:35
walking in the wrong direction on the Bercianos - Reliegos road 1:35
Elvis Bar, Reliegos 1:35
León 1:36 – 1:40
Cruz de Ferro 1:40 – 1:43
Manjarín 1:43
Palloza at Foncebadón (out of sequence, it comes before Cruz de Ferro) 1:43
Santa Catalina de Somoza (?) 1:43
Church where Joost rings the bell 1:44 ?
O Cebreiro walking in the wrong direction 1:44
Monte do Gozo 1:46
Daniel (Emilio Estevez) pulling on the Botafumeiro 1:52
Daniel's compostela dated 5 November 2010 1:54
 
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JennyH94

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#7
JennyH94 asked for some help in finding locations used in the film "The Way", starring Martin Sheen and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. I put some answers on her post, but I thought it might help her and other "tragics" if I provided a list of all the locations I have been told or found by myself. In looking at the film in such detail, I found several occasions when the pilgrims (Tom, Joost, Sarah and Jack) were walking in the wrong direction. There are other scenes that occur in the wrong order. The well known one, Albergue Orisson, has been acknowledged by Estevez, who said that they noticed it too late, as the film had already been sent off to the distributors. I do not want you to think that I am criticising the film or ridiculing it. I enjoyed the film and felt it represented the Camino Francés pretty well. I walked the Camino Francés twice from StJPdP and the Arles route from Lescar before I saw the film. There are some question marks in bold in my list. If anyone knows where these locations are, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
Restaurant Oillarburu on Rue d'Eglise, St Jean PdP 00:12 -13 (Thanks, Bradypus)
How come Daniel was travelling with two jackets, one blue, one yellow/orange?
Why did he go the wrong way when standing next to a pointer to Roncevaux? 00:16
Tom leaves Hotel Continental 00:18
Tom stops at the same pointer and sees Daniel 00:20
Cheese for sale (Se vende queso de cabra) Calle San Cristobal, Mezkiritz . The house in the distance is #8 Calle San Cristobal 0:29
By the fountain in Mezkiritz 0:29
Stone by side of road at Alto de Mezkiritz 922 m above sea level 00:30
Akerreta 00:32 – 39
Albergue Orisson 00:39 (out of sequence)
Entrance to Pamplona 00:43
Caballo Blanco restaurant 00:43
Pamplona town hall 00:45
Zariquiegui 00:46
Alto del Perdón 00:48 – 49
Santa María de Eunate (off Camino) 00:50
Irache 00:50
Sansol (behind them) 1:01
Entering Torres del Rio at corner of Calle Desfiladero and Calle la Fuente 1:01
Road out of Torres del Río 1:05 walking in the wrong direction on NA-7251
Shelter at 1:07 - 08 ?
Village in distance 1:09 ?
Sarah sits by a large gate with two steps, at a café 1:09 ?
CVNE bodega, Haro (off Camino) 1:12 – 17
Police station, Logroño, 1:17 – 20
Church spire 1:20 ?
Steps and bollards 1:20 ?
Tosantos El Castaño Bar 1:20
Briñas (off Camino) The section begins with a brief shot of a stone cross with a yellow arrow below it. A few minutes later, the group passes the same cross. The river is the Río Ebro. They are walking in the wrong direction, so they must have painted the yellow arrow themselves for the film. It is not there when you find the cross with Streetview (17 Calle Solana, Briñas). walking in the wrong direction on Calle Solana 1:20 – 22
Sign for El Rollo, Mirador del Ebro (off Camino) 1:22
Top of Arco de Santa María, Burgos, 1:23
Tom's rucksack stolen at Restaurante Rincón de España, Burgos, 1:24
How did Jack and Joost know that they were in a gypsy area?
Leaving El Parral, Calle San Amaro 4, Burgos, 1:32
Stick twirling 1:32. James Nesbitt is good at this. He played flute along with his father in a marching band, so he will have seen a lot of this mace throwing when he was young, and no doubt tried his hand at it.
Tosantos (again) Albergue Municipal (Tosantos comes before Burgos) 1:33
Stick twirling (again) in the same place as before 1:33
Entering Hornillos del Camino 1:33
Tom attends to Joost's eye (appropriately, since he's an ophthalmologist) near the church in Hornillos 1:33
Dormitory 1:33 ?
Rest area (área de descanso) Joost hugs Tom 1:33 ?
They see three flagellants, one carrying a cross 1:34 ?
A view of Hornillos del Camino in the distance from the east – it should come before Hornillos 1:34 (out of sequence)
Meal at El Molino del Camino (off Camino) near Vilviestre de Muñó 1:34
Jack stands at the front of the church/monastery/hotel of San Zoilo, Carrión de los Condes, while the other three are walking past him in the wrong direction 1:35
walking in the wrong direction on the Bercianos - Reliegos road 1:35
Elvis Bar, Reliegos 1:35
León 1:36 – 1:40
Cruz de Ferro 1:40 – 1:43
Manjarín 1:43
Palloza at Foncebadón (out of sequence, it comes before Cruz de Ferro) 1:43
Santa Catalina de Somoza (?) 1:43
Church where Joost rings the bell 1:44 ?
O Cebreiro walking in the wrong direction 1:44
Monte do Gozo 1:46
Daniel (Emilio Estevez) pulling on the Botafumeiro 1:52
Daniel's compostela dated 5 November 2010 1:54
Thank you so much Bert 45 for your kindness in sharing this information with Forum members. It's terrific research and will be very useful when watching 'The Way' again ... as many of us love to do! Several years on, it remains one of my favourite movies.
It also provides an added dimension to the experience we have of the particular places on the Camino that were featured in the film.
Best wishes and thanks once again, from Oz -
Jenny
 

Camino Chris

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#8
Thank you so much Bert 45 for your kindness in sharing this information with Forum members. It's terrific research and will be very useful when watching 'The Way' again ... as many of us love to do! Several years on, it remains one of my favourite movies.
It also provides an added dimension to the experience we have of the particular places on the Camino that were featured in the film.
Best wishes and thanks once again, from Oz -
Jenny
Ditto to Jenny's comment.
 

Camino Chris

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#9
Lots of great information, Bert.
I suggest a new career for you if you are not yet retirement age......professional detective! :)
 

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Camino Portugues 2009
Via Podiensis, Camino Frances, Camino Finisterre 2012
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Aussie Camino 2016
#10
We have stayed at Hotel Akaretta twice. The second time was after the movie had come out. Stayed in the same room as"Tom".
 
#12
Hi Bert45,

Wow, that is quite the list.

I wonder if the vlogs of Efren Gonzalez may help with some questions regarding church spires etc? He has a channel on Youtube called "SummitXtreme," where he offers 37 days of vlogs as well as a separate seven part series of all his professionally done drone footage, separated by Province.

Hope this helps. If not, I am certain the drone films will provide exceptionally new points of view.

NOTE: Due to questions since this post was written, I have created a second post below with links to the Daily Vlogs and the Drone Videos mentioned above.
 
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#13
Hi Bert45,

Wow, that is quite the list.

I wonder if the vlogs of Efren Gonzalez may help with some questions regarding church spires etc? He has a channel on Youtube called "Summit Extreme," where he offers 37 days of vlogs as well as a seven part series of all his professionally done drone footage, separated by Province.

Hope this helps. If not, I am certain the drone films will provide exceptionally new points of view.
Thanks for that, Michelle. Did you mean SummitXtreme? I put summit extreme efren gonzalez into the search bar on Youtube and got something, but I don't know if it's what you meant. There was lots of flashing imagery -- a good job I don't suffer from epilepsy -- and a few fantastic drone shots of some churches, but not the one I am looking for and it was not separated by province. Could you send a link to the one you meant?
 
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#14
JennyH94 asked for some help in finding locations used in the film "The Way", starring Martin Sheen and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. I put some answers on her post, but I thought it might help her and other "tragics" if I provided a list of all the locations I have been told or found by myself. In looking at the film in such detail, I found several occasions when the pilgrims (Tom, Joost, Sarah and Jack) were walking in the wrong direction. There are other scenes that occur in the wrong order. The well known one, Albergue Orisson, has been acknowledged by Estevez, who said that they noticed it too late, as the film had already been sent off to the distributors. I do not want you to think that I am criticising the film or ridiculing it. I enjoyed the film and felt it represented the Camino Francés pretty well. I walked the Camino Francés twice from StJPdP and the Arles route from Lescar before I saw the film. There are some question marks in bold in my list. If anyone knows where these locations are, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
Restaurant Oillarburu on Rue d'Eglise, St Jean PdP 00:12 -13 (Thanks, Bradypus)
How come Daniel was travelling with two jackets, one blue, one yellow/orange?
Why did he go the wrong way when standing next to a pointer to Roncevaux? 00:16
Tom leaves Hotel Continental 00:18
Tom stops at the same pointer and sees Daniel 00:20
Cheese for sale (Se vende queso de cabra) Calle San Cristobal, Mezkiritz . The house in the distance is #8 Calle San Cristobal 0:29
By the fountain in Mezkiritz 0:29
Stone by side of road at Alto de Mezkiritz 922 m above sea level 00:30
Akerreta 00:32 – 39
Albergue Orisson 00:39 (out of sequence)
Entrance to Pamplona 00:43
Caballo Blanco restaurant 00:43
Pamplona town hall 00:45
Zariquiegui 00:46
Alto del Perdón 00:48 – 49
Santa María de Eunate (off Camino) 00:50
Irache 00:50
Sansol (behind them) 1:01
Entering Torres del Rio at corner of Calle Desfiladero and Calle la Fuente 1:01
Road out of Torres del Río 1:05 walking in the wrong direction on NA-7251
Shelter at 1:07 - 08 ?
Village in distance 1:09 ?
Sarah sits by a large gate with two steps, at a café 1:09 ?
CVNE bodega, Haro (off Camino) 1:12 – 17
Police station, Logroño, 1:17 – 20
Church spire 1:20 ?
Steps and bollards 1:20 ?
Tosantos El Castaño Bar 1:20
Briñas (off Camino) The section begins with a brief shot of a stone cross with a yellow arrow below it. A few minutes later, the group passes the same cross. The river is the Río Ebro. They are walking in the wrong direction, so they must have painted the yellow arrow themselves for the film. It is not there when you find the cross with Streetview (17 Calle Solana, Briñas). walking in the wrong direction on Calle Solana 1:20 – 22
Sign for El Rollo, Mirador del Ebro (off Camino) 1:22
Top of Arco de Santa María, Burgos, 1:23
Tom's rucksack stolen at Restaurante Rincón de España, Burgos, 1:24
How did Jack and Joost know that they were in a gypsy area?
Leaving El Parral, Calle San Amaro 4, Burgos, 1:32
Stick twirling 1:32. James Nesbitt is good at this. He played flute along with his father in a marching band, so he will have seen a lot of this mace throwing when he was young, and no doubt tried his hand at it.
Tosantos (again) Albergue Municipal (Tosantos comes before Burgos) 1:33
Stick twirling (again) in the same place as before 1:33
Entering Hornillos del Camino 1:33
Tom attends to Joost's eye (appropriately, since he's an ophthalmologist) near the church in Hornillos 1:33
Dormitory 1:33 ?
Rest area (área de descanso) Joost hugs Tom 1:33 ?
They see three flagellants, one carrying a cross 1:34 ?
A view of Hornillos del Camino in the distance from the east – it should come before Hornillos 1:34 (out of sequence)
Meal at El Molino del Camino (off Camino) near Vilviestre de Muñó 1:34
Jack stands at the front of the church/monastery/hotel of San Zoilo, Carrión de los Condes, while the other three are walking past him in the wrong direction 1:35
walking in the wrong direction on the Bercianos - Reliegos road 1:35
Elvis Bar, Reliegos 1:35
León 1:36 – 1:40
Cruz de Ferro 1:40 – 1:43
Manjarín 1:43
Palloza at Foncebadón (out of sequence, it comes before Cruz de Ferro) 1:43
Santa Catalina de Somoza (?) 1:43
Church where Joost rings the bell 1:44 ?
O Cebreiro walking in the wrong direction 1:44
Monte do Gozo 1:46
Daniel (Emilio Estevez) pulling on the Botafumeiro 1:52
Daniel's compostela dated 5 November 2010 1:54
Thank you so much for this. The place where Jack says, “You can thank my credit card “ after Tom leaves the police station is in Torres del Rio.
 
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#15
JennyH94 asked for some help in finding locations used in the film "The Way", starring Martin Sheen and directed by his son, Emilio Estevez. I put some answers on her post, but I thought it might help her and other "tragics" if I provided a list of all the locations I have been told or found by myself. In looking at the film in such detail, I found several occasions when the pilgrims (Tom, Joost, Sarah and Jack) were walking in the wrong direction. There are other scenes that occur in the wrong order. The well known one, Albergue Orisson, has been acknowledged by Estevez, who said that they noticed it too late, as the film had already been sent off to the distributors. I do not want you to think that I am criticising the film or ridiculing it. I enjoyed the film and felt it represented the Camino Francés pretty well. I walked the Camino Francés twice from StJPdP and the Arles route from Lescar before I saw the film. There are some question marks in bold in my list. If anyone knows where these locations are, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
Restaurant Oillarburu on Rue d'Eglise, St Jean PdP 00:12 -13 (Thanks, Bradypus)
How come Daniel was travelling with two jackets, one blue, one yellow/orange?
Why did he go the wrong way when standing next to a pointer to Roncevaux? 00:16
Tom leaves Hotel Continental 00:18
Tom stops at the same pointer and sees Daniel 00:20
Cheese for sale (Se vende queso de cabra) Calle San Cristobal, Mezkiritz . The house in the distance is #8 Calle San Cristobal 0:29
By the fountain in Mezkiritz 0:29
Stone by side of road at Alto de Mezkiritz 922 m above sea level 00:30
Akerreta 00:32 – 39
Albergue Orisson 00:39 (out of sequence)
Entrance to Pamplona 00:43
Caballo Blanco restaurant 00:43
Pamplona town hall 00:45
Zariquiegui 00:46
Alto del Perdón 00:48 – 49
Santa María de Eunate (off Camino) 00:50
Irache 00:50
Sansol (behind them) 1:01
Entering Torres del Rio at corner of Calle Desfiladero and Calle la Fuente 1:01
Road out of Torres del Río 1:05 walking in the wrong direction on NA-7251
Shelter at 1:07 - 08 ?
Village in distance 1:09 ?
Sarah sits by a large gate with two steps, at a café 1:09 ?
CVNE bodega, Haro (off Camino) 1:12 – 17
Police station, Logroño, 1:17 – 20
Church spire 1:20 ?
Steps and bollards 1:20 ?
Tosantos El Castaño Bar 1:20
Briñas (off Camino) The section begins with a brief shot of a stone cross with a yellow arrow below it. A few minutes later, the group passes the same cross. The river is the Río Ebro. They are walking in the wrong direction, so they must have painted the yellow arrow themselves for the film. It is not there when you find the cross with Streetview (17 Calle Solana, Briñas). walking in the wrong direction on Calle Solana 1:20 – 22
Sign for El Rollo, Mirador del Ebro (off Camino) 1:22
Top of Arco de Santa María, Burgos, 1:23
Tom's rucksack stolen at Restaurante Rincón de España, Burgos, 1:24
How did Jack and Joost know that they were in a gypsy area?
Leaving El Parral, Calle San Amaro 4, Burgos, 1:32
Stick twirling 1:32. James Nesbitt is good at this. He played flute along with his father in a marching band, so he will have seen a lot of this mace throwing when he was young, and no doubt tried his hand at it.
Tosantos (again) Albergue Municipal (Tosantos comes before Burgos) 1:33
Stick twirling (again) in the same place as before 1:33
Entering Hornillos del Camino 1:33
Tom attends to Joost's eye (appropriately, since he's an ophthalmologist) near the church in Hornillos 1:33
Dormitory 1:33 ?
Rest area (área de descanso) Joost hugs Tom 1:33 ?
They see three flagellants, one carrying a cross 1:34 ?
A view of Hornillos del Camino in the distance from the east – it should come before Hornillos 1:34 (out of sequence)
Meal at El Molino del Camino (off Camino) near Vilviestre de Muñó 1:34
Jack stands at the front of the church/monastery/hotel of San Zoilo, Carrión de los Condes, while the other three are walking past him in the wrong direction 1:35
walking in the wrong direction on the Bercianos - Reliegos road 1:35
Elvis Bar, Reliegos 1:35
León 1:36 – 1:40
Cruz de Ferro 1:40 – 1:43
Manjarín 1:43
Palloza at Foncebadón (out of sequence, it comes before Cruz de Ferro) 1:43
Santa Catalina de Somoza (?) 1:43
Church where Joost rings the bell 1:44 ?
O Cebreiro walking in the wrong direction 1:44
Monte do Gozo 1:46
Daniel (Emilio Estevez) pulling on the Botafumeiro 1:52
Daniel's compostela dated 5 November 2010 1:54
 
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Frances sept 2017!
#16
OMG. U know I really enjoy this film. I've watched it 10 times. Walked various Caminos 6 times including French way last sept/oct. I enjoyed the scenery and picking out locations of the movie as I walked. As anyone who has worked even for a brief time on a movie set will tell you no movie is made in a reliable or truthful manner. But to take time out to number and list all the errors in this lovely film is truly amazing. But...please go and walk the Walk again and just smell the flowers!
 
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#17
Thank you so much for this. The place where Jack says, “You can thank my credit card “ after Tom leaves the police station is in Torres del Rio.
I'm sure you are wrong there, Mike. If you go on Streetview and find the police station in Logroño (Calle Ruavieja 47 - it's actually Ruavieja 47, but Google doesn't understand Spanish street names) you can see the wall that Jack is leaning against -- that of the church of Santa María de Palacio. why would you think that it's in Torres del Río?
 
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#18
OMG. U know I really enjoy this film. I've watched it 10 times. Walked various Caminos 6 times including French way last sept/oct. I enjoyed the scenery and picking out locations of the movie as I walked. As anyone who has worked even for a brief time on a movie set will tell you no movie is made in a reliable or truthful manner. But to take time out to number and list all the errors in this lovely film is truly amazing. But...please go and walk the Walk again and just smell the flowers!
If, by "please go and walk the Walk again", you mean me, and if you are suggesting that I have spent too much time in listing locations and not enough time "smelling the flowers", I would remind you that I walked the Camino Francés twice from St Jean PdP and once more from Puente la Reina before I saw the film. I have done most of my research sitting at my computer after I had smelled the flowers. I also said I enjoyed the film and felt it represented the Camino Francés pretty well. I just think that it is interesting, no more than that, when you have walked the Camino Francés, to be able to make the observation that they are walking in the wrong direction or that some scenes are out of sequence.
 

Saint Mike II

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#19
Thank you so much for this. The place where Jack says, “You can thank my credit card “ after Tom leaves the police station is in Torres del Rio.
Pardon me, but are you sure about this location? I have the DVD and in the commentary feature they refer to these sequence of scenes. If I recall correctly that scene (Tom thanking Jack) is back in Haro (they did a lot of cutting between the two locations). They explain that yes they are "filming walking backwards", but often its the only available light, or else (again for film purposes) the east bound direction is a better fit - eg O'Cebreiro where they are walking out of the village back to La Faba!!
 
#20
Thanks for that, Michelle. Did you mean SummitXtreme? I put summit extreme efren gonzalez into the search bar on Youtube and got something, but I don't know if it's what you meant. There was lots of flashing imagery -- a good job I don't suffer from epilepsy -- and a few fantastic drone shots of some churches, but not the one I am looking for and it was not separated by province. Could you send a link to the one you meant?
Hi Bert45 - I searched under, "Summit Extreme Camino."
Here is the first installment of the daily logs starting at SJPdP
Here is the first of the Drone Videos, which include a lot of churches and surrounding town shots, as well as countryside;
As these links are the first of each series, further videos should load automatically. They do for me.
 
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#21
Pardon me, but are you sure about this location? I have the DVD and in the commentary feature they refer to these sequence of scenes. If I recall correctly that scene (Tom thanking Jack) is back in Haro (they did a lot of cutting between the two locations). They explain that yes they are "filming walking backwards", but often its the only available light, or else (again for film purposes) the east bound direction is a better fit - eg O'Cebreiro where they are walking out of the village back to La Faba!!
"If I recall correctly that scene (Tom thanking Jack) is back in Haro (they did a lot of cutting between the two locations)." No, Saint Mike II, you are definitely wrong there, as was Rhysmike. Tom thanks Jack, and Jack replies that Tom should thank his (Jack's) credit card right outside the police station in Logroño. They did not do any cutting between the two locations, apart from the one cut from Haro to Logroño. They were in Haro when Tom got drunk, two policemen picked him up and grabbed him by the arms and exited stage left. The very next shot is from inside the police station in Logroño, looking out through the arch to door of the church of Santa María de Palacio, where we later see Jack leaning against the door jamb as Tom, Sarah and Joost exit the police station. There are no further shots in Haro. Thanks to Streetview I have identified the two-second shot of the statue of a saint at 1:18 as being over the door of the church of Santa María de Palacio.
 
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#22
Hi Bert45 - I searched under, "Summit Extreme Camino."
Here is the first installment of the daily logs starting at SJPdP
Here is the first of the Drone Videos, which include a lot of churches and surrounding town shots, as well as countryside;
As these links are the first of each series, further videos should load automatically. They do for me.
Thank you, Michelle!!! I've only watched the first day, so far, and I'm so impressed with his photography. How does he control the drone so well? It doesn't look as though he has a screen in front of him, but perhaps it is part of the control unit -- I know nothing about drones. He's not afraid to admit it when he's wrong, as when he thought he was in Spain, but wasn't. Btw, cal me 'Bert'. The '45' I added as 'Bert' was already taken as a user name.
 
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#23
I took a photo near the arch where Tom comes from, Jack is on the other side of the lane when Tom approached, in To
I'm sure you are wrong there, Mike. If you go on Streetview and find the police station in Logroño (Calle Ruavieja 47 - it's actually Ruavieja 47, but Google doesn't understand Spanish street names) you can see the wall that Jack is leaning against -- that of the church of Santa María de Palacio. why would you think that it's in Torres del Río?
This picture that I took in Torres del Rio in 2016 shows the arch where Tom walks through after being released.
One thing to keep in mind, there are different versions of the movie. The one that I saw on Netflix in Japan had Daniel in the end sequence and he doesn't appear in the Australian version, and there were many slight differences in the scenes throughout the movie. The Way Tom comes out of the police station.JPG
 

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#24
How come Daniel was travelling with two jackets, one blue, one yellow/orange?
Daniel was wearing the orange jacket when he disappeared into the mist.

Tom pulled a blue jacket out of Daniel’s backpack, so, as the film proceeds, Tom is wearing the blue jacket.

When Daniel appears later in the film, he is wearing the orange jacket (as he was when he disappeared).

It defines them both.

Jill
 
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#25
This picture that I took in Torres del Rio in 2016
You took the picture in Logroño, please compare it with the StreetView shown below. Police station on the right, church Santa Maria de Palacio on the left. Torres del Rio has a very different church (Santo Sepulchro) and does not have streets with big buildings like Logroño.

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#26
I love the film. My brother walked the Camino after my son Daniel died in 2013.
So it has a very special memory tagged to it.
My Brother died on the Camino too in 2013 he had reached Triacastella. Has anyone seen the statue of Daniel with the animals in the church in Portomarin.i would really like a photo of it please anyone.
My humble wishes and request joan
 

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#27
I'm quite certain that this is where the "Thank my credit card" moment was filmed. In Logrono. That's me, at the backside of S. Maria del Palacio, staring at the arched entrance to Logrono Police Headquarters.

Incidentally: when the players all march up the Calle Ruavieja from this location , they are seen to turn left and then vanish off screen. That left turn is bogus. There is no street there!

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#29
Daniel was wearing the orange jacket when he disappeared into the mist.

Tom pulled a blue jacket out of Daniel’s backpack, so, as the film proceeds, Tom is wearing the blue jacket.

When Daniel appears later in the film, he is wearing the orange jacket (as he was when he disappeared).

It defines them both.

Jill
Exactly, Jill! Everyone tells every newbie to pack light, as light as possible. If he had followed such advice, Daniel would not have had two jackets with him. I'm sure it was done for the purposes of the film. If Daniel had had only one jacket, orange or blue, and Tom had recovered it from Daniel's effects, they would both have been wearing the same colour jacket in those scenes where Tom 'sees' Daniel. It looks much better on the screen that they are in contrasting colours.
 
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#30
I'm quite certain that this is where the "Thank my credit card" moment was filmed. In Logrono. That's me, at the backside of S. Maria del Palacio, staring at the arched entrance to Logrono Police Headquarters.

Incidentally: when the players all march up the Calle Ruavieja from this location , they are seen to turn left and then vanish off screen. That left turn is bogus. There is no street there!

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It's true that there is no street there, but see the people sitting on the footpath (sidewalk)? They are sitting outside the Albergue Municipal, which is where the group disappear into. Thank you for supporting me, rappahannock_rev. Whose fingers spoiled your photo?
 
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#31
Well, that was easy to find ;): movie screenshot, reverse search in Google Images, and up comes the church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in La Briñas, so not on the Camino Francés.
BRILLIANT!!! Thank you Kathar1na. Unfortunately I don't have the film on DVD, only recorded on my HDD, so I couldn't do the reverse search. I have used the Google image search a couple of times and not found what I was looking for except once, after much searching through the images suggested by Google. That also solves the location of the steps and bollards. I could have been looking at locations on the Camino Francés till the cows come home and not found them. I will edit the list with an acknowledgement.
 

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#32
I love the film. My brother walked the Camino after my son Daniel died in 2013.
So it has a very special memory tagged to it.
My Brother died on the Camino too in 2013 he had reached Triacastella. Has anyone seen the statue of Daniel with the animals in the church in Portomarin.i would really like a photo of it please anyone.
My humble wishes and request joan
Hi Joan
Nice to hear from you again. Alas I don’t have that photo, but if I ever walk the camino again I will make a point of taking one for you.
I wonder if you could ask on the thread named Class of 2018? I’m sure there are pilgrims walking this year who would be happy to take on this quest for you.
Buen camino, Joan.
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#33
Hi Bert,

As you go through his vlogs, you will see he does have a rather compact controller in one hand, usually. It incorporates a smart phone. it is quite ingenious how they can match external electronics with the attributes available on a smart phone.

Last trip, I left my phone at home. Not this year, lol.
 

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#35
I have used the Google image search a couple of times and not found what I was looking for except once, after much searching through the images suggested by Google.
Thank you, @Bert45, but there is no need for a special acknowledgement and I found it actually by sheer luck. I thought the steeple was in Logroño so I added it to the search parameters and for whatever reasons Google Images also showed images of the church in La Briña, which stood out with its two towers and small cupola. Otherwise, trying to identify a steeple is like trying to find a needle in a haystack.
 
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#36
I thought the steeple was in Logroño so I added it to the search parameters and for whatever reasons Google Images also showed images of the church in La Briña, which stood out with its two towers and small cupola. Otherwise, trying to identify a steeple is like trying to find a needle in a haystack.
But the church in Briñas does not have two towers. Were you thinking of the church of Santa María de la Redonda in Logroño when you wrote that?
 

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#38
Unfortunately I don't have the film on DVD, only recorded on my HDD, so I couldn't do the reverse search.
A version of The Way is available in Spanish on YouTube. You have to add a few minutes to what @Bert45 has for a time to get to the same scene in the YouTube video. After the .com/ insert this: watch?v=OA6aq85WhXU

I like the scene where Tom's pack is handed back to him at the gate leaving Burgos (at 1:34:38 on.) A few seconds farther on the Camino and they past the small Hotel Puerta Romeros where Peg and I spend a night. Very enjoyable.

 

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