How to get from Santiago Airport to Sarria

How to get from Santiago Airport to Sarria If you are starting in Sarria to do the, probably most popular, last stretch of the Camino Francés, chances are you’ll arrive at Santiago Airport (Labacolla). If you’re from outside Europe you’ll probably have a connecting flight from Madrid. The next step in your planning is to […]

The Camino to Santiago in Numbers 2018

The Camino to Santiago in Numbers (updated with 2017 + jan-jul 2018) The Camino is not about numbers, that’s for sure. However, people who love numbers ánd love the Camino will like to scroll through these graphics and analyze a little bit the available data. Numbers can be really helpful when planning your Camino. If […]

Ultimate Camino Packing List for Pilgrims – Free e-book

Ultimate Camino Packing List

Is your backpack too fat? Ours definitely was and we had to put it several times on a diet. In the planning phase of your Camino Adventure you’ll be spending a lot of time on your gear. It happened to us. There are a lot of articles out there trying to capture the ‘Ultimate Camino […]

Every Camino Route Leads to Santiago de Compostela

Camino route

Every Camino Route Leads to Santiago The Camino Frances is the most traveled way to Santiago de Compostela. In English it’s referred to as The French Way and it’s definitely the most popular Camino route. It runs from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees to Roncesvalles on the Spanish side before making its way […]

Camino Etiquette with Respect: That’s the Camino!

Camino Etiquette

Camino Etiquette Let me ask you something: in your day to day life, would you ever go to a café, take a seat, take your shoes and socks off and start inspecting and touching your feet? Don’t think so. The Camino Etiquette is not that different. Here’s another one: in your day to day life, […]

Camino Awakenings

Camino Awakenings by Liz Jester

Camino Awakenings – a Poem by Liz Jester Strolling through one of my favorite Facebook groups, CAMIGAS ~ A Buddy System for Women on the Camino, I came across a post by Liz Jester. She wrote a poem as she sat in front of the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. She had just made it to Santiago a couple of days earlier and felt […]

Camino Packing List – Camino Buff

Camino Buff

Camino Packing List – Camino Buff The quest of picking one item per Camino Packing List Category that I couldn’t do without on my Camino continues. While it was somewhat difficult in the previous category (General Gear), today it’s going to be a lot easier. So much, that the item I picked is already in […]

Camino Packing List Categories – General Gear

Camino Packing List Walking Poles

Camino Packing List One of the major topics on your to-do-list when preparing for your Camino is the answer to the question ‘What do I need to put on my Camino Packing List’? If I compare our first camino packing list with the current one I can’t help laughing my socks off. But more of […]