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How to prepare for the Camino de Santiago?

The Guide designed to prepare the Camino de Santiago


80 pages of useful information to prepare the Camino de Santiago

➜ The Pilgrims' Roads to Santiago: which one to choose and why?

➜ Preparing the Camino: Timing, training, luggage, care and accommodation.

➜ Documents of the Camino de Santiago.

➜ The goal of the Camino de Santiago

Do you have doubts about how to prepare the Camino de Santiago? If you are thinking about doing it for the first time but do not know what to put in your backpack, how you should train or where to spend the night in each stage, here you have the most complete guide..

In total 80 pages of pure information, written in a pleasant and rigorous way, which combines the most practical information to prepare the Camino de Santiago today with historical information about the pilgrimage, Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral. And all in a convenient PDF ebook format that you can download for free and that you can open in and that you can open in any device.

Unlike other guides, the Handbook of Pilgrims takes nothing for granted and is written with those who are new to this ancient route - Europe's greatest cultural and religious itinerary - in mind. 

Planning is what it is all about. And to do it in two ways. On the one hand, planning the physical preparation before starting our journey. That is, planning the training to get the body used to walking (or pedalling). On the other hand, planning the route to ensure that it does not exceed our physical and mental limits.

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In Galilee he was known as the son of Zebedee: Yaqob bar Zibhdi. In Jerusalem as "the Greater", to differentiate him from the son of Alphaeus, who was also a disciple of Jesus and was also called Yaqob, and who came down to us as James "the Lesser". The name, Yaqob in Aramaic or עֲקֹב (Yahăqōb) in Hebrew, was later Latinised as Iacobus through the Greek. From that form it passed into modern languages, with or without the treatment of saint. However, as various biblical passages relate, for Jesus of Nazareth, James the Greater and his brother John were the Boanergês: the sons of Thunder.