Last month I wrote a series of posts about the things you should and should not pack for your Camino de Santiago. In the last one, “Your packing advice“, I tried to summarise all the suggestions I got from experienced pilgrims. One of my favourites was: No “just in case” stuff. You can buy what … More Shopping on the Camino
The winter months are typically a quieter period in the Camino de Santiago. There are few pilgrims walking and many albergues are closed. However, some of you decide to walk around this time of the year and I thought you might like to know what to expect during Christmas. First of all, you should be … More ¡Feliz Navidad!
And finally… we take a trip to the aeropuerto (airport). You are very likely to travel by avión (plane) either to get to Spain and start your Camino or to go back home after you have finished your pilgrimage. So, what do you need to know about airports and air travel in Spanish? If you have been … More En el aeropuerto
Last week we travelled by tren. This week we’ll take a bus or autobús. You can use both words: the full name is autobús, but we call it bus for short. The good news is that a lot of the vocabulary is the same, but not all. So let’s have a look at the differences … More En autobús
When we think about the Camino de Santiago we think walking, maybe cycling or even horse-riding. Trains, buses and planes do not come to mind. But we will need them… First, you have to get in and out of Spain and that will most likely happen by plane. Once you are in Spain, you … More En la estación de tren