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Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Recipes to savor the Camino de Santiago

Spanish omelette, Galician empanada, ajoarriero cod and Santiago pie. We suggest you tackle the Covid-19 from home cooking some of those dishes that automatically transport us to the Camino de Santiago.

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Recipes to savor the Camino de Santiago

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

The photos every pilgrim should take along the Camino de Santiago

Who hasn't returned home with hundreds of photos of endless trails, yellow arrows or scallop shells? Here, we shall go over some of the images that every pilgrim should take away with them from the Camino de Santiago. If you are going to do some of the Jacobean Routes for the first time this year, pay close attention.  And if you have already completed the Camino, there are surely none of them missing from your photo collection.

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The photos every pilgrim should take along the Camino de Santiago

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

León, Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2018

Cecina, botillo, blood sausage and shortbread...We recommend some of the star products of León’s pantry, a Feast Fit for Kings.

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León, Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2018

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Kumano Way and Way of Saint James, a journey from the Rising Sun to the Setting Sun

They share a common history of faith, a rich tradition of pilgrimage and routes with an important historical, cultural and spiritual heritage. They are the World Heritage Roads.

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Kumano Way and Way of Saint James, a journey from the Rising Sun to the Setting Sun

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

The scallop, from tasty delicacy to pilgrim's symbol

From drinking glass to symbol of Venus. Today we discover why the scallop became the pilgrim's emblem with Carina Regueiro, authors of the book Estrelas da despensa galega

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The scallop, from tasty delicacy to pilgrim's symbol

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Saint John's Eve, a stop on the Camino

Saint John's eve, the shortest and most magic night of the year. If you are doing Camino de Santiago that night, the mix could turn into a marvelous thing. We gather the main spanish traditions of this festivity.

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Saint John's Eve, a stop on the Camino

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Gastronomy on the Camino: eight typical dishes for Holy Week

Now that we are in the middle of Holy Week, we’ll share eight dishes typical of these festivities that you’ll be able to try on the Camino.

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Gastronomy on the Camino: eight typical dishes for Holy Week

Culture & Traditions of the Camino

Asturian gastronomy on the Camino de Santiago

We continue our gastro-journey along the  Camino de Santiago (St. James's Way) and this time we'll learn about the 10 traditional dishes of the Asturian gastronomy, from the fabada (Asturian Bean Stew) to the quesadielles ( Casadiellas)

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Asturian gastronomy on the Camino de Santiago