Spanish for the Camino

 

 

 

I help pilgrims learn the Spanish they need for their walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago.

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It’s hot on the Camino

It’s hot on the Camino

 It's hot on the Camino | ¡Qué calor! (it's so hot). We're experiencing extremely hot weather in Spain (and Portugal) at the moment. It's not the first ola de calor (heat wave) of the year, but it is the worst so far. It has even reached Galicia. I don't remember...

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Flan

nWho hasn't come across flan as one of the dessert options on a menú del peregrino or a menú del día on the Camino de Santiago? Flan is a very popular postre (dessert), and it is in fact an ancient dessert. Its origins go back to the times of the Roman Empire,...

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Through a field of stars

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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A Conversation with Leigh

A Conversation with Leigh

A Conversation with Leigh | The Camino de Santiago helped Leigh find new meaning in her life after a painful and difficult period. In the past year, she has co-founded The Camino Café, which serves the Camino de Santiago community with video interviews, podcasts,...

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The Camino in times of pandemic

The Camino in times of pandemic

The Camino in times of pandemic | Right after Spain came out of the estado de alarma (state of emergency) in June 2020 I wrote a post about the new measures that were introduced as the country slowly re-opened and started receiving visitors. It was mostly about the...

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Conversation on the Camino

Conversation on the Camino

I met Kate Fisher in person while she was walking the Camino Portugués in October 2018. We had known each other online for a while and this was the perfect opportunity to connect. Kate has recently published a book recounting her experience of walking 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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16 pages of the very basics: greetings and other essential words, how to introduce yourself, how to ask the most common questions… With simple step by step explanations and exercises for you to practice.

Spanish for the Camino blog

Find out what, where and when to eat in Spain.

Everything explained, PLUS lots of useful Spanish vocabulary you can use PLUS two recipes.