Life can be slippery when wet

I am now in Ponferrada, it is very lovely small city.Yesterday when I woke up I returned to the bar in Asorga, and had my first cup of coffee. When I arrived I saw David; the man I met at his small cottage in the middle of nowhere offering free food and drink to passers […]

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Will the Real Bob take One Step Forward?

Hello Everybody! My name is Aurore, I am a social media specialist volunteer at Orchids and yesterday I met Ana from Slovenia. Ana, as you know, makes up the youngest member of our Odd Couple Team Camino and is walking down the Camino de Santiago with Bob, the oldest. She was supposed to meet him […]

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Bob Makes it to St. Jean Pied de Port

Bob writes: I am in St Jean qnd doing well. US Air lost my tube, and will be sending it back to you. Had to buy cheap new pole, towell and IPod charger. St Jean is unbelievable. I stayed in an albergue, someoneùs home, that was built in 1610. It looked like it came from […]

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A note from Ana, pre-departure

  As I prepare for my journey I am often afraid, but not of a new country or new people or that I will be alone, because I know for sure that I like the company of others too much to feel isolated, and at times I enjoy a sense of solitude. My real fear […]

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Did you know it? “Why the Shell?”

If the shell became the symbol of the way of Saint-Jacques, it is because it was typical of the Galician coast, and in the past, the pilgrims brought it back with them to demonstrate that they had made ​​the trip. The Pilgrims fix a shell on their mantle in honor of the apostle and relate […]

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The Pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela

Our pride to virtually walk with Bob and Ana opens a huge door of curiosity. What is this pilgrimage for ? Where does it come from ? And why do so many people walk through this Camino de Compostela and come back transformed ?? Let us try to narrate its history ! The Camino Francés […]

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