Santiago de Compostela
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ABOVE: Santiago Cathedral's façade
on the Praza do Obradoirio.
Compostela Tourist Information
Our 8-page travel guide is accompanied by a photo album and other articles
Xacobeo: El Camingo de
Santiago - The Way of St. James
This long-established site for pilgrims and armchair travelers provides historical
information, route descriptions, video clips, an image bank, virtual landscapes, a
"pilgrim's book" of travelogues, a discussion forum, and more.
The Confraternity of
This non-denominational British organization for religious and cultural pilgrims
has online route descriptions and publishes a series of pilgrim
on the Camino
American Pilgrims is a non-profit organization that supports the Camino,
gathers pilgrims together, and supplies information with a helpful and
well-designed Web site.
Camino de Santiago
John Daganeis created this virtual pilgrimage for UCLA's Department of Spanish
and Portuguese. Much of the text is in Spanish, but the English sections and
artwork make the site a worthwhile destination for Anglophones.
Compostela: Pilgrim Statistics
Patrick Dazelle provides a census of pilgrim numbers and origins from the late
1990s. (Although that was a while ago, it's a only a blip on the timeline of a
pilgrimage that dates back to the 9th Century).
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