AN AUTUMN WALK ALONG ST AUGUSTINE’S WAY

By Priscilla White, Confraternity of St. James, UK and Camino Aficionada Introduction | Historical Background A bit of background history: Pope Gregory the Great (590-604) wished to convert the heathen tribes of Northern Europe to Christianity and despatched St Augustine to carry out his mission.   Augustine set off for England but was so worried about …

CAMINO SANABRÉS

Introduction  (historical background) The Camino Sanabrés is 368km long, starting in Granja de Moreruela, in Zamorra, to Santiago via Ourense. Ourense to Santiago represents the last 100 km of this Camino. It starts from where the Cistercians had chosen to built their first monastery in 1143 on the site given to them by Emperor Alfonso …