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The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Galiwonders
Let’s learn a bit more about the most precious jewel of the Capital City of Galicia Region: the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is the result of more than 700 years of construction. This architectonical jewel is the fruit of different styles and expansions, and continuous restorations. The Origins...
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Arousa sea ulla river route camino de santiago galiwonders
Let’s discover a new route of the Camino de Santiago The Sea Route of Arousa and the Ulla River is a unique maritime and fluvial itinerary. In fact, it commemorates the arrival of the remains of Saint James the Apostle to Galicia region. After his suffering and martyrdom in Jerusalem, his remains travelled by the sea...
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Coastal Routes Camino de Santiago galiwonders
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 routes, offering different kind of experiences. The routes along the coast are becoming very popular, because...
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codex calixtinus
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 got wrong, do not worry, because today we are going to tell you all about this famous book! As you may already know, the Codex Calixtinus is kept in...
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Catedral de Santiago mishaps
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, was defaced with a blue marker. This is the most recent of a...
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things to pack for the camino de santiago galiwonders
Camino de Santiago Essentials: What to pack for the pilgrimage When planning the Camino many pilgrims struggle with what they should bring with them, what they can find in Spain… Do you know what things to pack for the Camino de Santiago? Here is our Camino de Santiago packing list! And keep reading until the...
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camino de santiago test
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
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
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 National Day of Galicia, and therefore a local holiday. Are you planning to visit Santiago de Compostela during the second half of...
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visit portico da gloria romanesque
Portico da Gloria: a Romanesque jewel that we can visit once again The Portico da Gloria is not only one of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela’s most iconic elements, but it is also one of the best examples of Romanesque art in the world. Now, after 10 years of restoration works, it will be...
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