Monthly Archives: April 2012

                           we have recommendations for you                             E-mail or print for immediate delivery                        › Gift Cards Your Today’s Deals See All Departments                     william b walker, Are you looking for something in our Travel Books department? If so, … Continue reading

        The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago by Bill Bill Walker (paperback $12.95, Kindle $4.95) will be available for a free Kindle upload this weekend, April 21-22 as part of the Amazon KDP Select Program. This is … Continue reading

The original churches on the Camino de Santiago were ‘Romanesque’ style. This modest style which was closely identified with medieval pilgrims is known for their rounded arches, heavy walls, thick columns, and cool interiors. Most were built in the 11th and … Continue reading

The Camino de Santiago may be the best marked footpath in the world. Actually there are two types of markers. First, there are the yellow arrows (flechas) that guide pilgrims through pueblos along the way. This system was developed in … Continue reading

The medieval pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela had primarily religious origins. However, the modern pilgrimage to Santiago has more diverse motivations (including religious and spiritual). After the Second World War, the European Union promoted the Camino as part of its … Continue reading