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  • Pilgrims who have travelled at least 100 kilometres on foot or 200 kilometres by bicycle or on horseback can obtain the "compostela", the Latin certificate confirming they have completed

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  • To qualify for the "compostela" or certificate for completing the Way of St James, a pilgrim must walk at least 100km (62 miles), or cycle 200km, and profess a religious motivation for the journey.

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  • The 'compostela' is a certificate of accomplishment given to pilgrims on completing the walk.

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  • Can't Post | abejoro - bubble bee tijerilla - scissor tail bug that cleans the corn campamocha - mantis chapulín - grasshopper chinche - bed bug, sometimes stinkbug chinche de compostela - those big black ones that bite vaiborín - chiggers (often found on chinches de compestela) áfidos - you know


  • To earn the compostela walkers need to travel a minimum of 100km.

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  • With these stamps, the Church will issue a compostela -- a document in Latin in use since the Middle Ages -- certifying to the pilgrim status of the visitors.


  • To qualify for the compostela, a pilgrim must have walked a minimum of the last 100 kilometers to Santiago or have cycled the last 200 km.


  • together with my husband i will run a special blog during the next weeks about our 3000 km walk from xanten to santiago de compostela check it out...


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