This past month the Camino routes have sprung back into Life with upto 10,000 people a week now arriving in Santiago de Compostela, embracing the healing effects of the Camino after the trials of the pandemic period. Santiago is once again seeing throngs of walkers and visitors in its streets, helping revive the local economy....Read more
It has been announced that the 1st of July is the date set by the Cathedral of Santiago, the Pilgrim's Office and a good part of the public hostels to open their doors, favoring the restart of the Camino pilgrimage.The Minister of Culture has said."We all want pilgrims to return to the Camino de...
While overseas travel look to be off the cards for this year and possibly most of next, a good alternative is to walk an Australian based Camino instead. The 'Aussie Camino' is a route that draws pilgrims together in recognition of the life of Saint Mary of the Cross, Mary MacKillop, Australia’s only saint. The 230km trail begins in Portland, Victoria where...Read more
Spain is sometimes perceived as a somewhat less than safe country to travel in. While certain parts like Barcelona may be prone to petty crime, the reality is walking the Camino is a very safe undertaking. Pilgrims are held in high esteem in Spain and are, for the most part, afforded nothing but the epitome of...Read more