Looking for Camino resources to help plan your holiday?
There are nearly as many books about the Camino as there are kilometers of it! Here- is a list and brief description of some of the more popular and useful ones. We… Read More
For anyone contemplating walking the Camino independently taking a course before you go is recommended as a worthwhile investment that can ensure you are adequately… Read More
Wanting to know which flights go where, what train to catch to get you to the start of your chosen Camino route or how to get to your next destination. Read more…
Camino de Santiago Websites
A variety of Camino website links including Camino de Santiago weather resources, organisations, guides, maps, forums and much more ….
The Australian Friends of the Camino
A great informative website with lots of good articles written by members on various aspects of the Camino experience.
The Confraternity of St. James is based in the UK and has an exc ellent forum that cover many aspects of the camino experience.
Pilgrims in Sydney: a support group for the Camino de Santiago
A comprehensive and broad ranging forum about the camino, covering many topics with many thousands of posts from members who have walked it and ‘newbies’:
Catholic mission Pilgrimage
Catholic Mission organise a 20-day pilgrimage. Leon to Santiago. Catholic Mission offers a Camino—walking the way of St James—in the spirit of ancient Christian pilgrimage. Catholic Mission’s pilgrimage balances walking with times for silence, personal reflection, and prayer, in the companionship of a small group, led by an experienced, multi-lingual guide.
The Australian Camino
A local pilgrimage route from Portland, Victoria to Penola, South Australia. It is inspired by the life and journeys of Australia’s Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop:
Camino Meet up group Melbourne:
Camino connection meet up group Brisbane.
Gear outfitters for the Camino
Two recommended outfitters in Sydney and Melbourne who can help advise you on suitable lightweight gear for your Camino Walk….
Trek and Travel, Sydney
These guys are walking focused experts who ‘walk the talk’ and lead treks themselves. One of their staff Alamis has not only walked the Camino but produced a book and guide to the Camino as well.
447 Kent St. Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9261 3435
Backpacking light, Melbourne
backpacking light staff are also ardent outdoor enthusiasts who as the name suggest carry a great range of lightweight gear they can advise on for your Camino adventure. Look for the Camino Scallop shell outside their shop off Little Bourke st!
29 Somerset Place
Call (03) 9670 5144
A good place to buy your Camino scallop shell, T-shirt or other souvenier of the Camino before you go or when you come back. The proceeds from these sales apparently go to fund the travel of the owner who provides voluntary first aid on the camino to walkers who need it:
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