Credencial del Peregrino Comparison

Wondering about what credencial to use for your Camino? I was too!  It’s time for a side-by-side comparison of the American Pilgrims on the Camino (APOC) and the Santiago Pilgrim Office credencials.

APOCvsSantiagoCredencials

APOC’s credencial on the left. Santiago Pilgrim Office credencial on the right.

First off, what is a credencial and why do you need one on the Camino? In short, it’s a passport to collect all the pretty stamps you’ll get along the way, and serves as proof that you’ve completed the journey at the end.  Here’s the long version, from APOC website: Continue reading