We are still packing our mochilas! First we packed a few general items, then it was the turn of la ropa and last week was about other items. As I mentioned before, for this week’s post I asked experienced pilgrims for their advice. I wanted to know about the best and worst items they packed. … More Your packing advice
A few weeks ago I asked you this question: ¿Qué llevas en la mochila? or What are you going to take in your backpack? In that post I wrote about general items that you will need during your Camino de Santiago. Then, last week I concentrated on la ropa (clothes). But you need some other … More ¿Qué llevas en la mochila?
In a previous post I discussed the things that you should pack in your mochila or backpack (you can read it here). On that occasion I only mentioned a few general items like ropa (clothes), calzado (shoes) or toiletries and promised to elaborate on the topic. So, this week it’s the turn of la ropa (clothes). … More La ropa
Although we talk about the Camino de Santiago or the Way of Saint James as if there is just one Camino, the truth is that there are many routes leading to Santiago. There’s the very popular Camino francés, but you could also decide to do the Camino primitivo, Camino del norte, Camino inglés or Camino … More Where did you stay?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the main types of accommodation where you can stay while doing the Camino de Santiago. And last week’s post was all about albergues. Today, I’ll tell you about two more types of accommodation that you can find along the Camino de Santiago, plus I’ll give you a … More ¿Dónde vas a dormir? (II)
Last week I wrote about the main types of accommodation where you can stay while doing the Camino de Santiago. To summarise it, I mentioned albergues (both public and private), hostales, pensiones and hoteles (you can read the whole post here -and check the pronunciation of these words too!). I briefly commented on each type … More El albergue
In previous weeks I wrote about decisions you have to make before you embark on this adventure that is the Camino de Santiago. If you missed these posts and you would like to read them as well as learn some more Spanish, just click on the questions ¿Cómo vas a hacer el Camino? and ¿Qué vas a … More ¿Dónde vas a dormir?
Last week I asked you ¿Cómo vas a hacer el Camino? But that’s not the only decision you need to make before you start your pilgrimage. A very important one is: ¿Qué vas a llevar en la mochila? or What are you going to take in your backpack? Unless you decide to get your mochila transferred … More La mochila
You want to do the Camino. But before you go, you need to make a few decisions. The first one: ¿Cómo vas a hacer el Camino? or How are you going to do the Camino? Before we go on, let me remind you what I said last week about travel vocabulary guides: I don’t like … More ¿Cómo vas a hacer el Camino?
If you have ever travelled abroad (to a country where they don’t speak your langue), I’m sure have seen these lists of “useful phrases” … More My problem with travel vocabulary guides