For Pilgrims ending their Camino in Santiago, or indeed just passing through, then Pilgrim House is a welcome little Oasis for you. At the end of my first Camino I dropped in their to get some laundry done and discovered what a ‘gem’ it is.Read More
My Favourite Camino Videos There are some great Camino de Santiago videos that other Pilgrims have made and indeed some that inspired me to either walk the Camino or make my own videos. Here’s my own ‘series’. http://robscamino.com/camino-de-santiago-video-series/Read More
One question that many people ask whilst planning their Camino revolves around budgets. How much do things cost and how much money do I need to take.
So I thought that I would share my budget as well as a few financial related tips. So here is my budget for the Camino Frances during May/June 2015. OK, first a disclaimer! You can probably walk your Camino on a budget of 25-30 Euros a day (as at 2015). That will mean staying in shared accommodation, eating cheap meals, picnic lunches, maybe doing some cooking yourself and so on.
3 Sleeps to go. The time to depart on my Camino is almost here. My Physio advised me yesterday that the Achilles Tendonitis pain will only get worse as I walk. Though he confirmed as did my Doctor, that no permanent damage will occur.Read More
Wow, time has flown past. It only seemed like yesterday, not 18 months, that the idea of walking the Camino de Santiago came about. And like many of the ‘Pilgrims to be’ I have made friends with online, that mixture of excitement and anxiousness is really starting to kick in.Read More
I think most first time Camino Pilgrims agonise a bit over their packing list. I certainly did! The advice from experienced Pilgrims on this great forum was invaluable: Camino de Santiago Community
Only take what is essential.