Buen Camino – Good Way

Buen Camino – Good Way Along the Camino, you can hear pilgrims greet one another with the phrase “Buen Camino,” in Spanish, or “Bom Caminho” on the Portuguese Caminho. This little phrase literally translates to “good path”. A greeting understood as best wishes, walk safe, enjoy! With Pilgrims from every corner of the world having […]

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Food on Camino

Leon to Santiago on "French Way"

From Pilgrim menus to Michelin stars and everything in between… Camino de Santiago offers an abundance of food options for every palate and budget! To start your day Crossroads Travel clients will enjoy a full breakfast daily as a part of your package. Breakfast is not a big feature of the Spanish culture, a biscuit […]

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Setting an Intention for your Camino.

What is an Intention In the context of setting an intention prior to your Camino, this passage taken from the teachings of Joseph Campbell explains it quite well. “Determine what it is that you need to focus on. It is this intent that will be mirrored back to you, through your experience, interactions with others […]

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What is a Compostela Certificate?

What is a Compostela Certificate? Historically a Compostela certificate was a very valuable document. The so-called Cartas Probatorias (probatory letters) were gained as a means of penance. Returning home with a pilgrimage certificate indicated you had been relieved of your sins. A document proving a virtuous life, therefore gaining you entry through the gates of […]

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