Spanish for the Camino

 

 

 

What is the Spanish for the Camino blog about?

Every few weeks I will publish a post about Camino related topics with useful Spanish vocabulary and audio guide, so you know how to pronounce these words and phrases.

Finisterre

Last weekend I was in Fisterra. Or is it Finisterre? And why do so many people end their Camino de Santiago there? Or in Muxía. Let's start with the name. Is it Finisterre or Fisterra? You may already be aware that Galicia has its own language, apart from Spanish. You...

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Through a field of stars

Through a Field of StarsBrian John Skillen, is a professional filmmaker, author, and international dance instructor. His many adventures around the world have strongly influenced his life, but nothing has affected him more than his pilgrimages along the Camino de...

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Holy Year 2021

Holy Year 2021

Año Santo. Holy Year. How many times have you heard these 2 words in recents weeks? Months even? 2021 is a Holy Year. People have been talking about it for months, either planning their Camino to coincide with it or postponing it for a "regular" year. Then, on...

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Game of the goose

Game of the goose

Have you heard of the Game of the Goose? The Game of the Goose is a board game I used to play as a child... and now play again with my kids. And how is this relevant to the Camino, you may ask? In this guest post, Vickie Kelty tells us about the benefits of...

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Games and the Camino

Games and the Camino

Have you ever played any games on the Camino? Have you even considered it? I had a lovely evening on the Camino Inglés last year, playing cards. It was fun, but it was also an opportunity to bond and, of course, to learn about Spanish culture and language. So, if you...

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La Luz del Camino

La Luz del Camino

A month ago I had the opportunity to take part in La Luz del Camino initiative.   But what is La Luz del Camino? After the confinamiento (lockdown), some peregrinos (pilgrims) decided to start a Camino from Roncesvalles, on the Camino Francés, carrying a special...

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The weather on the Camino

The weather on the Camino

The weather on the Camino | This is a question I see quite frequently in Camino-related groups: "I'm doing (add a Camino of your choice here) in (add any month or season). What will the weather be like?" The only true answer to this is: Who knows?! There are too many...

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