Santiago de Compostela

El Camino begins #1

June 7, 2018

Finally I arrive in Sarria. It was the day before I was to begin my 120 kilometre walk to Santiago de Compostela, on El Camino de Santiago, on my own, although not alone. ¬†What will the next day bring ? I opened up a booklet I had brought with me containing reflections and prayers and […]

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My Way

May 12, 2018

My route is known as the Classic Camino Experience on the French path (Camino Frances) walking from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela at the end of the Camino. Santiago de Compostela is a wonderful UNESCO world heritage city. Sarria This is the most populated town on the French Way and a popular starting point for […]

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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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