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I Walked the Camino de Santiago as a Vegan and you can too

In May and June, (2012), I walked along with my husband, the Camino de Santiago as a vegan as well as sugar and gluten free. I spent a good amount of time before leaving on the internet looking for information about being vegan on the Camino…but…

Westward, to the World's End

We have come to the end of the world, my shadow, my backpack, my blisters and I. For here at Cape Finisterre, this wind-whipped westernmost spit of Spain, European travellers once came timidly to stand at the end of all known lands and gaze…

What About Medical Help & Health Care?

Concerns about health care and medical help while on the Camino is one of my most common asked questions.  You can read some reports from pilgrims on the Camino here about their experience with the Spanish health care system. For all those…

Preparing for the Camino Frances

After quite a few years it looks like I am going to have the time this year to go back and walk a reasonable part of the Camino Frances.  The last time I walked was in 2005, I had also walked the route in 2004. For the last few years work…

How Much Does A Pilgrims Passport Cost

A pilgrim's passport is the identification that is used along the various Caminos to prove that you are a pilgrim and that you have walked and stayed in the places along the way.  It is just a simple card with enough space to collect stamps…

How to get to Fromista

I was out hill walking at the weekend and got talking with someone who has been walking the Camino Frances one week at a time.  She was telling me that they are due to start again in September sometime, they had their flights booked - but they…