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Catedral de Santiago mishaps
08
Aug

Catedral de Santiago Mishaps: Accidents and Attacks

Contents1 Almanzor and the Cathedral’s bells2 Botafumeiro3 Ronaldinho’s powerful kick4 Outside damage5 Graffiti Catedral de Santiago Mishaps: the Cathedral’s eventful history  These days, the Catedral de Santiago has been a news topic in several local and international newspapers. Unfortunately, this was for the wrong reasons. One of the statues in Praterías, the temple’s southern facade,...
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things to pack for the camino de santiago galiwonders
02
Aug

Things to pack for the Camino de Santiago

Contents1 Essentials1.1 Backpack1.2 Shoes1.3 Socks1.4 Clothing1.4.1 Clothes for rain protection…1.4.2 … and to survive the Spanish sun1.5 Reusable water bottle1.6 First aid kit1.6.1 Compeed1.6.2 Vaseline1.6.3 Medication1.7 Toiletries1.8 Travel towel1.9 Paper tissues1.10 Utility knife1.11 Plug adapter1.12 Lightweight sleeping bag1.13 Cash1.14 A sewing kit2 Optional2.1 Camera2.2 Guidebooks and maps2.3 Gaiters2.4 Hiking poles2.5 Ear plugs and eye mask2.6...
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camino de santiago test
26
Jul

Camino de Santiago Test: How much do you know?

How much do you know about the Camino? Take the Camino de Santiago Test Are you a Camino de Santiago expert? Do you know all there is to know about the pilgrimage? Take our Camino de Santiago test to find out! And don’t forget to tell us your score in the comments!   Do you...
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jeju olle trail south korea camino de santiago
19
Jul

Jeju Olle Trail: A South Korean Camino de Santiago

Jeju Olle Trail: a hike inspired by the Camino de Santiago The Camino de Santiago is, without a doubt, a source of inspiration. Many create art or write books about their experiences on the Camino. But, have you ever thought of taking the Camino home? Suh Myung-suk, the creator of the Jeju Olle route, walked...
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St James' Day
11
Jul

St James’ Day in Santiago de Compostela

Contents1 Who was St James?1.1 The Apostle in Spain2 Galicia’s National Day3 The celebration3.1 The big days3.2 The rest of the month St James’ Day in Santiago de Compostela The 25th of July marks Santiago de Compostela’s biggest day: St James’ Day, the day in which the city honors the Apostle. It is also the...
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