We mainly know of mediaval pilgrims´ attire  through  a few images from some of the manuscripts that narrate the adventures or reflections  of characters who walked  the Camino frances. The medieval period spanned almost a thousand years – from about the 5th C to the 16th C. During the heaviest pilgrimage years in the 11th and […]

Everybody knows that the Camino is a network of kilometric roads and paths, so many times it is also hard to know where you are and you can get lost easily. However, to guide the pilgrims on their Camino there are stone markers nestled in the undergrowth every kilometer, which denote the remaining distance left […]

Nowadays languages are not a problem to walk your Camino, we have got plenty of gadgets to help us to understand the meaning of our speech or we can even use mimic, pointing or drawing to show the others what we want to say. Besides, those doing the Camino are willing to help us to […]

This is what many pilgrims say when they realize that something has been wrong on their first Camino. Maybe this is going to be your first Camino and you are planning lots of things, maybe you are packing lots of items you think that they are indispensable but perhaps they are not. Here a list […]

Where is Allariz? Allariz is located in Galicia, North-West of Spain, next to important towns and cities as  Ourense, Celanova, Xinzo de Limia on the Via de la Plata Camino de Santiago. Allariz in history Allariz was reclared town of historic and artistic interest in 1971. In the Middle Ages it was the residence of […]

Those pilgrims walking Via de la Plata Camino route can find out a new world of magic and color on the Camino de Santiago. It is Galician Carnival, also known as Antroido or Entroido. Galician Carnival is one of the most popular and best loved festivals in Galicia. Carnival is a period of time to […]

The South-Eastern Way unites the southern spirit of Andalusia and Extremadura with the Galician Finisterre. It prolongs the Roman Way called the Via de la Plata, which joined Emérita Augusta (Mérida) and Asturica Augusta (Astorga). The way was laid at the beginning of Christianity, taking advantage of older roads. It enters Galicia via A Mezquita, […]

The Vía de La Plata (Silver Way) or Ruta de la Plata (Silver Route) is an ancient commercial and pilgrimage path that crosses the west of Spain from north to south, connecting Mérida to Astorga. The term Vía de la Plata is commonly thought to use from the modern Spanish word for silver, plata. The […]

Would you like to end your Camino in a different way? Here a new proposal for adventurous pilgrims! My proposal consists on hiring a car for 2 days and visiting 7 outstanding  medieval towns in Galicia, some of them belong to Camino Portugués, Camino Francés, Camino Santiago-Finisterre, Camino Inglés, Camino de la Plata or Camino Primitivo. […]

Oviedo is the starting point of Camino Primitivo or Original Way. This Camino was known as the first route to Santiago de Compostela. It started in the 9th century when most of Spain was under Moorish control. This was also the Camino that  King Alfonso II the Caste walked from Oviedo to Santiago de Compostela. […]