Many people recognize Annie O’Neil from Six Ways to Santiago: Walking the Camino.  In the documentary she is one of the main pilgrims featured in the film, who pushes her personal limits to finish. More recently, she’s produced and directed a short film called Phil’s Camino.  She’s also written a […]

Want to Walk the Camino with Camino Veteran and Film ...


Most people who walk the Camino feel compelled to articulate their experience, yet words often aren’t enough.  Australian Actor Alan Lovell created a one-person play about his journey on the Camino.  While he walked, he questioned whether he should continue his relationship with his partner now that the kids were […]

A one-man show about the Camino


Minus the helicopter, which just sounds annoying, Japan’s Shikoku pilgrimage speaks to any experienced pilgrim. However, what is striking is how it is different than the Camino: it is a circular rather than linear pilgrimage. Does anybody have a picture of the Shikoku pilgrim passport? It is beautiful. (Photo Wikicommons) […]

Thinking about the Shikoku in Japan?



We are starting a series called BEST OF. This will feature some of our favorite stops on the trail. We’re going to start off with one of favorite places to visit when in Santiago. Hotel Pazo de Altamira. One reason we love this place is because it has it all: […]

BEST OF: Where to go in Santiago


“Breaking Bad” actor Saul Goodman was seen completing parts of the Camino. Did anybody see him while they were walking? Looks like he was mostly in the region of Galicia. (Foto courtesy of farodevigo.es) More here in Spanish.  

Breaking Bad on the Camino


This is likely the future of the Camino: reserving albergues online. While you can just walk in and get a bed at most places, this may no longer be the case in Roncesvalles, which has been a bottleneck for pilgrims as far back as the 90s. If you are planning […]

Reservations Required: Roncesvalles



If you like comic books, there’s a new Camino comic book, titled Jason Walks the Camino, that we can all relate to, blisters and all. This autobiographical graphic novel marks the author’s 50th birthday.  For more, read here. 

Making blisters funny: Camino comic book


A new Camino documentary is making the rounds. This one features Juilliard graduate Dane Johansen as he plays the cello across Spain. Walking with his cello, he’d stop along the trail to play in a variety of settings.  Read more here. Photo courtesy of Straight.com.  Also check out his website to […]

A new Camino documentary, this time with music


This will get you energized for the Camino. Currently with 29 podcasts, this has enough information to keep the beginner to expert pilgrim occupied.   Available on iTunes and also on Soundcloud if you aren’t an Apple user.  If you subscribe on the iTunes site, you will get updates when […]

Podcasts to get you pumped for your Camino: The Camino ...



Want to know how many pilgrims walk every year or even every day? Check out the Oficina del Peregrino website and you can see how many arrive each day.  Nowadays, the office has almost more pilgrims arrive on their busiest summer days than they used to in an entire year […]

How many pilgrims? Go here to find out