Essential Packing List for Your Camino Santiago de Compostela

Setting out on the Camino Santiago de Compostela, you embark on a journey spanning over 800 km, a pilgrimage that can take you around five weeks, depending on your daily mileage. Such an adventure begs the question: What essentials should you pack for this transformative journey? Back in 2018, I undertook this very pilgrimage, walking […]

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Camino Walk in Spain: 10 things I wish someone told me before!

Are you planning to embark on the transformative journey of a Camino Walk in Spain? This age-old pilgrimage is a blend of spiritual quest and physical challenge, drawing adventurers from all corners of the globe. It’s not just a walk; it’s an experience that lingers in your heart and soul, leaving imprints of every step […]

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How do I choose the best Camino de Santiago route?

There are several Camino de Santiago routes to the tomb of the apostle Saint James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Although the French route (Camino Francés) attracts the most pilgrims, several other pilgrim routes have emerged through northern Spain over the centuries. But which Camino de Santiago route is most suitable for you? […]

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The Pilgrim Passport or Credential for Camino de Santiago goes digital!

The Camino de Santiago, an age-old pilgrimage of faith, culture, and personal challenge, enters a new era as the Pilgrim Passport—traditionally a paper testament to one’s journey—transitions into the digital realm. This Holy Year, the digitalization of the Pilgrim Passport, also known as the Credential, represents a significant leap forward, merging centuries-old traditions with the […]

Read More What’s in the name?

“Am I speaking to” inquires the caller on the other end of the line. With a sense of pride, I respond, “Yes, you’ve reached” The name itself – WAW – resonates with the expression of wonder and awe, a term that one instinctively utters when faced with something extraordinary, beautiful, or delightful. At […]

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