Search over 55.000 Camino Questions

A donation to the forum removes ads for you, and supports Ivar in his work running it


Advertisement
Camino Masks
12 different designs, shipped world wide from Santiago.
Create your own ad
€1,-/day will present your project to thousands of visitors each day. All interested in the Camino de Santiago.

New A-12 to traverse Jacobean camino paths

sillydoll

Veteran Member
Year of past OR future Camino
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
http://www.elpais.com/articulo/opinion/ ... opi_12/Tes

The Ministry of Public Works has already decided the future course of the A-12 highway between Santo Domingo de la Calzada and Burgos.
The selected route will be committing a triple attack. It will traverse a cultural World Heritage Site through the Sierra de Atapuerca. Environment protection would be respected.
It will run counter to the Camino de Santiago. Rioja interceptaría on the highway and many others will disappear.
Work on the motorway, which started in the stretch Riojano long before the publication of the Environmental Impact Statement, has already removed a section of Jacobean trail.
Finally, it would traverse a natural asset: the Montes de Oca. The route selected to cross over 13 kilometers. In this environment many endangered animals, plants and protected forests would be affected.
This highway is a priority for the high number of vehicles that pass daily through the N-120 and its high accident rate.
What we must not accept is to be built by the more aggressive route with natural and cultural assets in the area. There are options that would prevent this attack.
 
Rent a house in Santiago (1 month minimum)
300m from the cathedral and around the corner from the fresh food market in Santiago. Perfect place to tele commute from (1GB symmetrical connection).
Camino Way Markers
Original Camino Way markers made in bronze. Two models, one from Castilla & Leon and the other from Galicia.

Javier Martin

Veteran Member
sillydoll said:
http://www.elpais.com/articulo/opinion/A-12/Burgos/elpepuopi/20081227elpepiopi_12/Tes

The Ministry of Public Works has already decided the future course of the A-12 highway between Santo Domingo de la Calzada and Burgos.
The selected route will be committing a triple attack. It will traverse a cultural World Heritage Site through the Sierra de Atapuerca. Environment protection would be respected.
It will run counter to the Camino de Santiago. Rioja interceptaría on the highway and many others will disappear.
....

Yes, Sil. But, what can we do? The UNESCO has declared the Camino de Santiago as specially protected but our goverment don't think of it. The Burgos Association say nothing about. The Logroño associacion also says nothing about a new polygon between Viana and Logroño. Even when we call them to talk about it. It's really difficult to fight against all this attacks without the local Associations.

Buen Camino,

Javier Martin,
Madrid, Spain.
 

sillydoll

Veteran Member
Year of past OR future Camino
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Javier, is this the red, sand road through the Montes above San Juan that passes the Civil war monument? I remember it had been graded in 2002 and in 2007 there was more felling of trees and widening of the road.
 

Attachments

  • Montes.JPG
    Montes.JPG
    161.6 KB · Views: 316
  • Muddy Montes 2002.jpg
    Muddy Montes 2002.jpg
    29.8 KB · Views: 314

Javier Martin

Veteran Member
sillydoll said:
Javier, is this the red, sand road through the Montes above San Juan that passes the Civil war monument? I remember it had been graded in 2002 and in 2007 there was more felling of trees and widening of the road.

I think so.

I walked it last may.

Javier.
 

Did not find what you were looking for? Search here

Popular Resources

“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf ivar
  • Featured
“All” Albergues on the Camino Frances in one pdf
4.95 star(s) 100 ratings
Downloads
15,070
Updated
A selection of favorite albergues on the Camino Francés Ton van Tilburg
Favorite Albergues along the Camino Frances
4.83 star(s) 35 ratings
Downloads
7,718
Updated
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances ivar
Profile maps of all 34 stages of the Camino Frances
4.88 star(s) 24 ratings
Downloads
7,561
Updated

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Updates on YouTube

Camino Conversations

Most downloaded Resources

Top