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.

Muxía

Muxía

After making it to Santiago de Compostela, many pilgrims decide to continue on to the sea, to the 'end of the world' in Fisterra. Others prefer to go to Muxía, also on the same stretch known as Costa da Morte (coast of death) but further north. And some, of course, go...

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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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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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The Camino and the new normal

The Camino and the new normal

The Camino and the new normal | In the last few months, many have had to postpone or cancel their Camino plans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Spain shut down and we were in strict lockdown for 2 months. When is the Camino reopening? That has been one of the most...

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A conversation with Oihana

A conversation with Oihana

A conversation with Oihana | I met Oihana online. When or how exactly I can't remember. We both belong to some of the same Camino-related FB groups and we have a couple of things in common: we were both born in towns along one of the Caminos and we have both lived in...

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