Camino Primitivo

The oldest of The Caminos. King Alfonso II walked it in 814. Arriving at the present day location of the Cathedral, he built the original shrine to St. James. This is a more mountainous and more difficult 320K Camino beginning in Oviedo, Asturias.

Which Camino Should I Walk After Frances?

If you have walked the Camino Frances and dream of a repeat, it is certainly a viable option to walk Frances again. Why it is the best of the Caminos is explained at Why Frances Is The Best Camino. That said, if you are feeling a desire for something different, there are 17 alternative Caminos …

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8 Alternatives to Walking The Camino de Santiago From Sarria:

With record numbers this year on the Camino, pilgrims are seeking alternatives to the Camino Frances. Be aware the headcount rises dramatically upon reaching Sarria. The good news is there are plenty of alternatives. In fact, 8 other Caminos with each offering a great Camino experience. Starting your Camino from Sarria can still be a …

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Why Frances Is The Best Camino to Walk:

Frances may be my favorite but each Pilgrim is unique. The better question to ask is, “Which Camino Is Best For Me?” First of all, it is important to be aware that the Camino de Santiago is a personal journey and there is no right, wrong, best or worst Camino. Do some research and walk …

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CAMINO PRIMITIVO-The Russian Thugs

One of “The Four Agreements” from the book with that title by Don Miguel Ruiz is; DONT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS! The first picture is of my Polish friends, Joanna and Mateus after they just told me they got engaged the prior day. The second is them with three guys that I called “The Russian Thugs” who …

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