Category Archives: 2014 Camino Mozarabe, May

Walking the Camino: The final stage of our Camino, May 2014

So far our Tour has had a deliberate historical focus. But during the final days our attention shifts to encompass more long distance walking. After visiting Oporto with its port wine cellars and an old quarter that tumbles down to … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: In Roman footsteps along the Rua de la Plata

Although these days the Camino Frances is the most well travelled pilgrim path to Santiago de Compostela, the Via de la Plata is a much older route that commenced in the 12th C.  This lesser known trail follows the ancient … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Many different ‘Ways’ lead to Santiago

Pilgrims first began walking to Santiago de Compostela early in the 8th Century following the discovery of the tomb of St James the Apostle by a shepherd in a ‘field of stars’. Before long eight official ‘Ways’ to Santiago were … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: A little taste of what we will experience along the Camino Mozarabe and Rua de la Plata…

The days are very long and hot here in Andalusia just a few days before we commence our May Tour. By mid afternoon the temperature is well above 30 degrees.  People in these parts generally have lunch around 3.00pm followed by a … Continue reading

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