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Coastal Routes Camino de Santiago galiwonders
13
Sep

Coastal routes on the Camino de Santiago

Contents1 The English Way2 The Portuguese Coastal Way3 The Northern Way4 The Finisterre & Muxía Way The coastal routes of the Camino de Santiago are becoming very popular. Here you have our favorite walks. There is more than the French Way on the Camino de Santiago. And pilgrims, are asking more and more for alternative...
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Camino de Santiago tours camino walks galiwonders
31
Aug

New great Camino walks for Autumn

Contents1 Portuguese Spiritual Variant1.1 Monastery of Armenteira1.2 The Traslatio2 Portuguese Coastal Way Easy3 Via de la Plata full walk4 Via de la Plata: last 100 km New Camino walks: Via de la Plata, Portuguese Coastal Way and Portuguese Spiritual Variant There are as many ways of experiencing the Camino as there are pilgrims. Today we...
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codex calixtinus
17
Aug

Codex Calixtinus: the book and its disappearance

Contents1 What is the Codex Calixtinus?2 What is inside the Codex?2.1 The music of the Codex3 The story of its theft4 The Codex Calixtinus after the theft Codex Calixtinus: a Medieval pilgrimage guide Recently, in our Camino de Santiago Test, we asked you about the Codex Calixtinus. If that was one of the questions you...
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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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