Camino Blog & Articles

Welcome to our Camino de Santiago blog page! Embarking on this incredible journey, whether on foot or by bike, is more than a physical adventure – it’s a spiritual and emotional exploration, too. Here, we’re thrilled to share insights, advice, and heartfelt stories that make the Camino de Santiago much more than a simple trek.

Are you a seasoned pilgrim looking to reminisce or seeking new routes to explore? Maybe you’re a curious first-timer seeking guidance, tips, or simply a glimpse into this fascinating world. You’ve found the right place!

Journey Through Our Camino Blog Articles

  • Understanding the Camino: Learn about the rich history and various paths that weave through breathtaking landscapes. Discover what inspires thousands to walk or cycle these ancient trails every year.
  • Preparation and Tips: From essential packing lists to the best seasonal advice, find everything you need to prepare for a successful and enjoyable Camino experience.
  • Inspiring Stories: Real pilgrims share their intimate experiences, lessons learned, and the unforgettable connections they’ve made.
  • Culinary Camino Delights: Explore the gastronomical pleasures that await on the Camino. Enjoy regional specialities and uncover local hidden gems.
  • Health and Well-being: Walking or cycling the Camino requires physical and mental readiness. Here, we provide advice on training, staying healthy, and looking after your mind and body during the journey.
  • Travel Logistics: Need help with Camino route planning, Camino accommodation, or luggage transfer? Our practical guides cover everything, ensuring a smooth and worry-free adventure. (Download our free ebook)

Our blog is an open road that weaves through the hearts and minds of those who love the Camino de Santiago. Whether you’re planning a future pilgrimage or walking down memory lane, our articles are penned with love, knowledge, and a genuine desire to assist and inspire.

Join us, explore, and be part of this beautiful Camino community. We are here to guide, support, and walk with you, every step of the way. Happy reading, dear pilgrim!

Family Friendly Pedallers Pilgrimage

Family Friendly Pedallers Pilgrimage October 27, 2012. http://www.smh.com.au/travel/pedallers-pilgrimage-20121025-286wf.html Lizzie Enfield and son climb on their bikes and turn the challenging Camino de Santiago into a family friendly affair. ‘Five years ti-i-ime.” My nine-year-old son is showing Noah and the Whale chords on an air ukulele to sixtysomething Liverpudlian Jack. Both play real ones back home. […]

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Catholicism on the Camino

Assumption Catholic pastor spent summer on pilgrimage

Assumption Catholic pastor spent summer on pilgrimage Michelle Nolan, for the Bellingham Herald. http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/10/29/2348965/assumption-catholic-pastor-spent.html Father Scott Connolly, the pastor at Assumption Catholic Church, had never walked 15 miles in one day, much less anything remotely approaching 500 miles over 40 days. That’s how he spent much of his summer while on a three-month sabbatical, fulfilling

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Traditional Scallop Shell on the Camino

Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela: Rituals and Traditions

Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela: Rituals and Traditions Wendy Craig, Nov 30, 2010 from Suite 101 Rituals and traditions established in medieval times by pilgrims to the shrine of St James in Santiago de Compostela continue to the present day. The hordes of pilgrims who travelled the pilgrimage route called the Camino de Santiago (Way

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Pig and Patatas Bravas Recipe – Kitchen on the Road

Pig and Patatas Bravas Recipe – Kitchen On the Road by Renee on September 7, 2012 http://kitchenconundrum.com/2012/09/patatas-bravas-recipe/ These petite nouvelle cuisine bites are well worth the two Euros you’ll spend. Make sure to try an ample variety. But keep in mind, the key to Tapas bars/Pintxos bars, is to bar ‘hop’. Try a little something

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Inner peace on Camino pilgrimage

Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace

Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace. Mississauga.com – Aug 22, 2012 – 3:50 PM, Elora Crawford. Find more information about the Camino. Pearl Kisbenyi succeeded in shedding two things on her six-week journey on foot: much of her admittedly overweight backpack — and spiritual baggage. On July

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family cycling

Cycling Spain’s Camino de Santiago with children

Cycling Spain’s Camino de Santiago with children Lizzie Enfield – guardian.co.uk, Friday 10 August 2012 Got cycling fever? A new family-friendly bike trip along Spain’s Camino de Santiago means even kids can tackle an epic ride Cycling the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain “Five Years Ti-i-ime,” my nine-year-old son is showing Noah

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