Camino: the 10 most frequently asked questions

Camino: the 10 most frequently asked questions Walking a camino, or pilgrim path, often raises many questions. In this blog, we‘ll try to answer the most frequently asked questions, and get you started. 1. How do I prepare to walk a camino? Before walking a pilgrimage, we recommend that you prepare yourself both physically and […]

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Walking with hiking poles: 10 most important tips

Walking with hiking poles: 10 most important tips Walking with hiking poles. One swears by it, the other has its doubts. Certainly, it has advantages. It reduces tension in the body, less weary muscles and a more healthy feeling body. But it also has its disadvantages. It might take a while till you get the […]

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Xacobeo 2021: The Compostela Holy Year on stamps

Correos joins the celebration of the Xacobeo 2021 with the issuance of a very special stamp dedicated to the Camino de Santiago. To commemorate this double Compostela Holy Year, Xacobeo 2021, number 120 in its history, Correos is now putting into circulation a stamp featuring Floreano, the mythical character of the cartoonist Gogue. Xacobeo 2021 […]

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Walking the Camino: together or rather alone?

Walking the Camino: together or rather alone? Walking the Camino: together or rather alone? Obviously that is a very personal question. I walked three months 2000 km from Vezelay to Santiago de Compostela by myself. However during my Camino I didn’t spend one moment alone, unless I wanted to be on my own of course. […]

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Camino Santiago de Compostela: The ultimate packing list!

Camino Santiago de Compostela: The ultimate packing list! When leaving for the Camino Santiago de Compostela, you know you will walk more than 800 km. Depending on how many miles a day, you will be travelling for about five weeks. So, what do you take with you? In 2018, I walked myself from Vezelay to Santiago […]

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