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The Traditional Pilgrims Prayer at the Cruz de Ferro

‘Lord, may this stone, a symbol of my efforts on the pilgrimage that I lay at the foot of the cross, weigh the balance in favour of my good deeds some day when the deeds of my life are judged. let … Continue reading

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Travel bookings

Just spent most of today researching many different routes and modes of transport to get me to the start of my Camino in St Jean Pied de Port. My criteria was do it as cheaply as possible whilst allowing me … Continue reading

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Camino Weather during April

The weather in Le Puy en Velay is going to be a little cold for me during the middle of April, with temperatures possibly as low as -3 Deg C until the end of April. Temperatures start to pick up in … Continue reading

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Route decisions

I’ve decided pretty much that I don’t want to be walking in July in the main season. Lots of people join the route from Sarria just to walk the last 100km, the minimum distance you need to gain a Compostela … Continue reading

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So which route?

Anyone who has done their research about the Way of Saint James will know that the first ever pilgrimage to Santiago was undertaken by the bishop of Le Puy en Velay, to verify that the suspected remains found at the … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts

So what’s this all about eh! Well, a while ago I decided that I wanted to do a really long walk and I’d heard about El Camino de Santiago a very old pilgrim route. So how far is this really … Continue reading

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