Locks of LOVE in Santiago

Modern Camino Trends Could It Become A New Tradition? Candados, in spanish, or Locks that were popular in Paris and other european cities have been making their way to Santiago de Compostela.  Having noticed this in 2011 and seeing it continue one reflects on the traditions, symbols, their origin and beginnings.  We are all familiar […]

Via De La Plata – Springtime In The Camino

The sun is shining all over Galicia making its springtime Camino Call to all who will answer.  Nothing better than exploring another part of this magical land and meeting pilgrim friends along the way.  It was perfect timing to make a new adventure to Ourense to discover a little of the Via De La Plata […]

Rexistro Km 0 Santiago – Parador Exhibition

Remembering so many special times in the Camino and a very memorable exhibition and event in Santiago de Compostela last year 2013 when we were fortunate to have the Rexistro 108 Vilei Global Pilgrims’ Project Exhibition in the Parador Hostal Dos Reis Católicos for 9 weeks thanks to our dear friend Julio Castro Marcote, Director […]

WAYFARING – Scott Herriott

WAYFARING is A funny, real,  and honest documentary by Scott Herriott that shares the diversity of the camino experience. As diverse as the people and countries that come to to make their own pilgrimage journey. Every reason is personal, unique, and varied. This upbeat documentary shows the range of emotions and reasons why people make […]

Castles, Monasteries & Cathedrals – Adria Lopez

What do you get when you mix a passion for discovery, ancient historical monuments, and the inspiration of a 14 year old boy named Adria Lopez? You get an incredibly creative and educational website that will delight and invite you to explore and discover more of Spain’s treasured culture, history, and amazing beauty. Adria Lopez […]

Gastronomy & The Camino – Samos Monestary December 6 – 8, 2013

If you are enjoying the French Way as a winter adventure then you might enjoy sharing in some special camino fun in Samos at the historic monastery which was founded in the sixth century by Benedictine Monks. You can take part in discovering the Gastronomy in the Camino and learn more about the traditional customs […]

A Walk On The Roman Wall – Lugo, Galicia

  So fun going through emails and finding pictures of special times shared with pilgrim friends.  Such was the day, more than a year ago, when my German friends, Sabine, Marie, and their husbands Michael and Theo, went for a walk on the Roman Wall in Lugo – There’s something different about this walk when […]

Xornadas Castrexas In Cambre – Near The English WAY

  A little historical Castrexo Connection Conference in Cambre.  Just 69 KM from Santiago de Compostlea and 15 KM from Betanzos on  The English Camino they will be discussing history and culture of the region as experienced through some of the first people to inhabit the area known as Castrexos. Long before the pilgrims came […]

Camino Connections & Experiences

  Reflecting on the Camino more than a year after having my second experience of this magical and transformational journey.  I have been re-reading messages from my fellow pilgrim companions – people I met and shared sometimes just a few moments and others a walk, a coffee – tea – beer or wine, or others […]

Cave of Altamira – Camino Norte

The Camino encourages a Spirit of Discovery.  Experiencing any of the Camino trails to Santiago de Compostela one is immersed in culture, history and traditions that leads us on a continued journey of discovery.  It is exciting and magical to learn more whether your pilgrimage travel interest includes history, art, architecture, gastronomy, festivals, wine or […]