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Christmas in Spain is full of unique customs and traditions.

Christmas in Spain – Customs and Traditions

Christmas is an important period in Spain. The Spanish celebrate Christmas differently than the people in the United States. These celebrations usually begin as early as December 22, and they will last until January 6. Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25 in Spain, and it is considered a religious […]

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Camino de Santiago

How to Get to the Starting Point?

I did Camino Frances two times and I got there in very different ways two times. I did Camino Portugues from Porto two times and I got to Porto both times by plane, it’s quite straightforward as Porto has a big airport and Camino goes straight through this nice big […]

Camino de Santiago Preparation tips
Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago Preparation Tips

A lot of people think that Camino de Santiago preparations should be very tough and intensive, and I was no exception. At that time when, back in 2009, before my first Camino I was running quite a lot, and 20-30km distance was no problem for me, so I thought that […]

sleeping bag
Camino de Santiago

Sleeping bag for Camino de Santiago

Sleeping bag If you are planning to sleep in albergues, there will be no bedding in any of those so you must take a sleeping bag with you. Some of the albergues offer additional blankets, but they are no good to sleep under as they are old and even have […]

Camino de Santiago Albergues
Camino de Santiago

Albergues in Camino de Santiago

I think that maybe 99 percent of all pilgrims (Peregrinos) sleep in albergues while walking Camino de Santiago. Albergue, if simply put, is a pilgrims hostel. They offer you a bed, a shower, a toilet, just simple basic stuff. Some of them have books, some have additional tourist information or […]