Weekend Watch #46 – Camino Portuguese 1st Steps

John Roy is a peregrino from Halifax, Canada who has an active YouTube account with many helpful videos on the Camino. He has just returned from a trip on the Camino Portuguese and has started to upload the first videos of many of his time there. This first video shows his arrival in Porto and his first few days.

For more helpful videos, you should check his YouTube channel. Enjoy.

Google Maps of Albergues on the Camino Frances

If you wish to carry your mobile phone on the Camino, or have in the past, then the following resources may prove useful to you. Some argue that the information in Brierley’s book is sufficient but in this day and age when every ounce in your backpack is counted, there is a case for leaving it at home. I would be in that camp.

Below are links to maps of all albergues on the Camino Frances. The information is correct to December last. All details have been taken from Gronze.com which is an amazing website and I encourage you to visit that site when you are planning your Camino.

I didn’t include hotels, hostales, or pensions in these maps so I would advise you to check out www.gronze.com or the spreadsheet of all accomodation on the Camino forum.

I will include this in my Camino links section, which you can access at the top of the blog. I hope the maps prove useful to you as they have for me.

Albergues I have stayed in…

Throughout my past Caminos, I’ve stayed in mostly great Albergues, some average, but I’ve had no complaints. Here is a map I have created of all of the places I have stayed. During my first Camino in 2011, I stayed in pensions just in case you are wondering about the lack of albergues 🙂 This map is definitely a work in progress as I am due to go back in May and hopefully stay in albergues not visited before.