Search over 55.000 Camino Questions

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


Advertisement
Silver Oxide Camino de Santiago pendent
Camino de Santiago pendant that has a shell on the front, and "Camino de Santiago" engraved on the back. Comes with a black cord. Pendent is slightly larger than a 50 euro cent coin, about 25mm.
Camino Cups
Browse our selection of Camino Cups on the forum store

Pilgrim causes brush fire by burning his boots!

A 37-year-old Belgian, D.L.J.S., was detained by the Guardia Civil at Fisterra yesterday, after causing a minor brush fire.

Following the custom of getting rid of his clothing at the end of his journey, he decided to burn it. Things got out of hand however when he decided to burn his Goretex-lined boots as well. These proved highly flammable, and he was unable to control the blaze.

The decidedly tongue-in-cheek official report speculates that the boots, like the seven-league ones, took on a life of their own "in this land of witches".

A gift to all newspaper editors looking for copy.
http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/se_galicia ... 0000099397
http://www.elcorreogallego.es/index.php ... icia=60704
 
2021 Camino Guides
Most all Camino authors have decided to use 2020 guides for 2021, with free PDF files with updates coming in the spring. Get yours today.
Create your own ad
€1,-/day will present your project to thousands of visitors each day. All interested in the Camino de Santiago.

ivar

Administrator
Staff member
I am not sure, but I think it means that he had to pay something.... if it means just a fine or the cost of the whole "operation" I'm not sure. Probably just a fine.

Ivar
 

Kerryman

Member
GoreTex is dangerous

I feel reminded of Richard Reid, the british 'Shoe Bomber', who had tried to set fire to (the SemTex in) his shoes, and had failed.

Seems like anyone wearing GoreTex shoes boarding a plane needs to be looked at very closely. I suppose they better ban GoreTex altogether from planes. :?

C.
 
Camino Masks
12 different designs, shipped world wide from Santiago.
Camino Magnets
A collection of Camino Fridge Magnets

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
15,019
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
7,680
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
7,526
Updated

Forum Rules

Forum Rules

Camino Updates on YouTube

Camino Conversations

Most downloaded Resources

Camino Forum Store

Camino Forum Store
Top