Big waves in Coruña

We have had some strong winds in Galicia in the last few days, but nothing out of the ordinary. Even so, the waves at sea has been enormous. The light house of Cabo Vilan (just north of Finisterre) recorded waves of up to 20 meters yesterday, and as you can see on the beach-front in…

HAPE KERKELING in the New York Times

March 8th 2008, the German author Hape Kerkeling was featured in the New York Times in relation to his book “I’m Off for a Bit, Then,”. This book is about his camino to Santiago and has lead to making the camino popular in Germany. HAPE KERKELING is the kind of comedian who is not above…

Pilgrim tip: 3 terms to know

  If you are new to the pilgrimage to Santiago, you may not know some of the “lingo”. 3 terms that are helpful to know are: The Credencial The Compostela The Fisterrana In the forum, this is all explained here in this post. Another good place for some frequently asked questions (FAQ) on the pilgrimage…