Álvaro is from Barcelona, although he lives in Bangkok. During a visit to his family he took the opportunity to walk the Way of Saint James on his own from Sarria.
Antonio ventured to do the Way of Saint James from Sarria alone, but without expecting it, he ended up finding companions before starting.
The Monastery of San Paio de Antealtares is in the Quinta Square, in the vicinity of the Cathedral. It has its origins in a small male monastic community founded by King Alfonso II the Chaste and is the oldest monastery in Santiago de Compostela.
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.