Author: caminoadmin

The Scallop Shell

May 11, 2018

The scallop shell has long been considered a symbol of the Camino de Santiago. The shell is seen on posts and signs along the route. Its relevance may have originally come from a desire for pilgrims to take home a souvenir from the shores of Galicia. Now it has become the symbol of myths and […]

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My Vision

May 7, 2018

Five years ago, I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and I had chemotherapy and radiotherapy followed by harsh intravenous drugs for a year. I had three operations, including removal of all my lymph nodes under one arm because the cancer had progressed. The year I finished cancer treatment I watched a movie, The Way, […]

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Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James

April 25, 2018

The Camino de Santiago, or the Way of St James, was one of the most important Christian Pilgrimages during the Middle Ages. St James, translated as Santiago, travelled to Galicia which the Romans called Finis Terrae meaning the end of the world. Here, James preached and converted the people to Christianity. It’s hard to imagine […]

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