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19
Oct

The city of Pontevedra along the Portuguese Way

If you are going to walk one of the Portuguese routes, either the Portuguese Coastal Way or the Portuguese Interior Way, you will pass through the wonderful city of Pontevedra, the “Good City” (Boa Vila). Let’s find out more about this provincial capital and why Pontevedra has become a symbol of a sustainable city all...
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The scallop shell on the way galiwonders
13
Oct

The Scallop Shell. A symbol of the Camino de Santiago

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of the scallop shell on this pilgrimage? When we talk about the Way of Saint James, some elements that symbolize this journey come to our minds. Among them we find the pilgrim stick, the cross of Santiago, the pumpkin, and certainly the scallop shell. Nowadays we can find this...
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09
Oct

The Via Francigena: pilgrimage to Rome

The routes on the Via Francigena became one of the most popular itineraries among pilgrims in Europe in the last decades.Today we will discover one of the most beautiful trails in Italy, the Francigena route. Let’s find out what are the routes along the Via Francigena and how long each stage is. The origins of the...
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05
Oct

The Way of Uclés

Today we will talk about the Way of Uclés, a pilgrimage route that has a close relationship with the Way of Santiago, although it does not form part of the network of Jacobin Ways, because it does not end in Santiago de Compostela. This route, which begins in Madrid, has a fascinating story that we...
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Ultreia et Suseia
30
Sep

What do Ultreia et Suseia mean?

Ultreia et Suseia, is a message in Latin still present in the Way of Saint James. Among the pilgrims who walk one of the various Xacobean routes we can hear two greetings. The most common is undoubtedly “Buen Camino” (Good Way), which is a wish for other pilgrims to live a good journey. Foreigners also...
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