Photo of the Week: El Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

El Camino de Santiago, or St. James’ Way, is a pilgrimage route traversing northern Spain to the city of Santiago de Compostela. Legend has it that after the death of St. James, the apostle, angels transported his body back to Santiago, where he had preached before his death. Since then, devout Christians have been walking to [...] Read more »

Ask GoMad Nomad: Is it Safe to walk the Camino de Santiago as a Solo Woman?

is it safe to walk the camino de santiago alone

Ask GoMad Nomad: Is it Safe to walk the Camino de Santiago alone as a Woman?   I am going to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain around late June / early July and I know you’ve done it. The only thing is, I’m going at it alone, and I am little nervous as [...] Read more »

Along the Camino de Santiago

Usually the camino follows dirt roads, but at times I suffer the unforgiving impact of the pavement. Occasionally my way narrows into single-track, and I savor those moments. Wildflowers saturate the Andalucían spring. The waves of orange, yellow, and red make me smile when the pain in my feet demands otherwise. Read more »