Today, the monastery of San Martiño Pinario is one of the most emblematic buildings in Santiago de Compostela. This Benedictine abbey has its origins in the Inventio, with the discovery of the remains of the apostle Saint James (820-830) and has undergone major transformations over time.
Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao was born in Rianxo, A Coruña, on 30 January 1886. He is considered one of the creators of modern prose in Galicia and the greatest representative of Galician nationalism.
Lorena and Alberto decided to do the Way of Saint James separately and reunited after two weeks of pilgrimage in Santiago de Compostela.
Francisco Hipólito Asorey González was born in the Pontevedra town of Cambados on 4 March 1889. He became a renowned sculptor and is today considered by critics to be one of the most relevant figures in Spanish sculptural art of the 20th century.
'Good Way' is the most used greeting nowadays. However, the historical and traditional greeting for pilgrims was 'Ultreia et suseia'. Despite the predominant use of one or the other in each era, both have become a sign of identity for pilgrims all over the world.
Every night, in Quintana Square, a shadow appears that has become one of the most iconic images of Santiago de Compostela. Thousands of tourists and pilgrims come when the sun has set, and the square is illuminated to have their photo taken with it.
Everything will go on wheels has done the French Way by bike. They started their adventure in León and for them it has been a personal challenge.