Culture & Traditions of the Camino02-03-2017
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)
Culture & Traditions of the Camino26-01-2017
From octopus á feira and lacón with turnip greens to albariño and coffee liqueur, Galician gastronomy has much to offer. Today we'll share some of it with you.READ MORE
Culture & Traditions of the Camino01-12-2016
The Camino de Santiago, like any pilgrimage route, has been part of the development and expansion of many cultural and artistic trends. Today we will meet one of the most important, showing you examples of romanesque art along the whole Camino Francés.READ MORE
Culture & Traditions of the Camino08-11-2016
In the face of majestic buildings, like the Cathedral, the Hostel or the monasteries of Santiago, there are small details that you might miss. These are symbols that we can find in many houses in the Old Town of Santiago de Compostela and in some of the historic neighbourhoods.
A chalice, a shell, a pine tree...These markings on the buildings are numerous and illicit a great deal of curiosity to those who discover them. But the truth is that their history is not as well-known as one might think since they are unique in Europe. Would you like to know what they are and where they come from? You'll find out in this article.READ MORE
Culture & Traditions of the Camino13-10-2016
If you have good taste for wines or simply like to discover different varieties and flavours, we propose a route through the French Way and the Winter Way that will take you through some of the most discerning Designations of Origin (D.O.).
Pic by Esther Mayor
Culture & Traditions of the Camino06-10-2016
Cathedrals are temples where the bishop is seated. The word comes from the Lathin 'cathedra', which means chair. Traditionally, the bishop officiated from his chair, and wherever this was, was where his Cathedral was located. Something so simple has given its name to the most spectacular monuments that you'll find along the Way to Santiago de Compostela.
The French Way has a significant number of them, perhaps because it is historically the busiest route (though not the oldest!). Here is an overview of the Cathedrals that you'll find between Roncesvalles and Compostela.
They’re impossible to miss!
Culture & Traditions of the Camino30-08-2016
How many thousands of photos have you taken during the Camino de Santiago? Thanks to the the Internet and to social media, we are in touch with in the particular view of the pilgrim. And we have found some shared themes & subjects. Of course each photo is unique, just like the experience of each pilgrim.
Below are some of these shared subjects. We hope they inspire and encourage you to take some good pics along the Way!READ MORE