This article made me hungry and brought back memories of the delicious food in Galicia and cider houses in Asturias.
When we talk about the Camino (or the Camino de Santiago) we normally assume we are talking about the French Camino, the way from France to Santiago across Castile and other Spanish regions as Navarra and La Rioja. It is probably the most recognised way of pilgrimage to Santiago, specially since it was inscribed as U.N. World Heritage in the 90’s. But there are many other historical ways to Santiago. At least 30 of them are recognised, linking the city with Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Lisbon, Rome or Southern England.
The oldest of the pilgrimage ways runs from Oviedo (the capital city of Asturias) to Santiago. Back in the Early Middle Ages, when most of the Iberian Peninsula was ruled by the moors, there was a small kingdom in the North, beyond the Cantabrian Mountains, trying to restore the hegemony of christianity in what we…
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