Bernardo Cortés and Francisco Bueno are united by something more than a great friendship. The pair's passion for sport, and for some time now, their first-hand experience with cancer. In Bernardo's case, he has successfully beaten a tumour in his col
...behind, eager to see what other sights awaited me on the 15-kilometre path to Antequera.
Weaving through the heart of Malaga province, this rarely-trodden track is part of the Camino de Santiago (or Way of Saint James), the Spanish pilgrimage that's more ... associated with its northern sections, particularly the French Way.
The Camino logo and arrows are almost like companions, keeping you on the right trackSomething about spending a few hours on this ancient path had made a deep impressionThis epic route runs ... worth a watch), Martin Sheen's character Tom Avery walks along this part of the Camino in memory of his son, who is killed by a storm in the Pyrenees while on his own pilgrimage.
The Andalusian sections of the Way of St James are collectively known as
The post office in Avdenida Palma de Mallorca in Torremolinos is currently hosting a new exhibition of photographs based on the Camino de Santiago.
Known in English as The Way of Saint James, the camino is a network of routes to the shrine of the ... promoting the Camino de Santiago, and Torremolinos is its first stop in Andalusia.
Organised by the Spanish post office and La Comunidad de Peregrinos (association of pilgrims), the exhibition will continue until Thursday 2 November.
A 54-year-old German man died on Tuesday when his paraglider fell to the ground in the Camino Almenara area of Almuñécar.
Emergency services were alerted at around 2pm when a witness called to report that they had "seen someone fall with a
After years of complaints from local residents, Mijas council has announced that it has finished putting up 20 street-lighting columns along the previously unlit Camino de Campanales, between the Fuengirola-Mijas road and Avenida de Mijas in
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A court has sentenced Miguel Ángel Muñoz Blas to 23 years in jail for the murder of American tourist Denise Pikka Thiem in April 2015. Denise was
Muñoz during the trial EFE
walking the popular ‘Camino de Santiago’ pilgrimage route across
Camino de Santiago, the pilgrims' trail in the north of Spain, later this year.
More than 60 town halls have signed up to the initiative, which is being organised by the association of child oncology volunteers, AVOI, which helps children with cancer
Denise Pikka Thiem, a 41-year-old American, disappeared without trace while walking the popular Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route through northern Spain in April 2015. Following disagreements between police forces and attempts by US Senator John
Mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Antonio Ferrer, announced last week that work will start this year to pedestrianise part of the town centre.
Phase one of the 2.6-million-euro project will begin in the Camino de Málaga road, which is expected to be
...horses on some of the route, will be called ‘Camino del Agua’ - the water route. It aims to link the Diputación’s Senda Litoral (long-distance coastal path) with the Gran Senda, a circular route through Malaga province.
The cross-town route will be
The declining population of rural villages has long been a worry for Spain. One of the most striking images I encountered walking the Camino de Santiago a few years ago was the vast number of disused football pitches, characterised by waist-high
THE MOST EXPENSIVE ADDRESSES
Calle Municipality (Province) Price
1. Urbanización Coto Zagaleta Benahavís (Malaga) 6,758,961
2. Avda. Tibidabo Barcelona 5,858,750
3. Pº Marquesa Viuda Aldama Alcobendas 5,700,000
4. Camino del ... Sur Alcobendas 5,485,192
5. Camino Ancho Alcobendas 5,146,875
6. Avda. Pedralbes Barcelona 4,884,286
7. Calle Mozart Marbella 4,754,944
8. Calle Rossini Marbella 4,715,026
9. Avda. Rocaferrera S. Andreu Llavan. 4,700,000
10. Avda. Portal ... de Aldama in La Moraleja (Alcobendas), which takes third place with 5,700,000 euros. There are two other streets where properties cost more than five million euros in the same development in Madrid: Camino del Sur (5,485,192 euros) and Camino Ancho
Fuengirola resident and British retiree Michael Griffiths has recently completed one of the Camino de Santiago routes to raise money for the town's Lux Mundi ecumenical centre, which he attends regularly.
He raised almost 1,000 euros for the ... Griffiths, who is 74 and has lived in Fuengirola since 2005, admits that the idea to walk the Camino wasn't his, but he did come up with the plan to raise money for the centre, which he knows "is desperate for funding for much-needed structural work". It was ... the U3A one in his adopted town. He spent the weeks leading up to the trip training and practising carrying a rucksack.
The trio flew from Malaga to A Coruña, from where they took a train to Ferrol, which is where the English way (Camino Inglés)
...and no money
The story of how Hugh and Lourdes' paths crossed was revealed in his Tweet last week. In a video the ambassador explained how he arrived in Burgos in 1984 by train from Carcassonne in France. He had been following the Camino de Santiago
...further break-ins using the same method - all in the Camino de Suárez district of the city.
The man was caught red-handed as he attempted another break-in. He was found with a computer, a tablet and several cosmetic products.
I recently walked a several hundred-kilometre Camino de Santiago, from Zamora in Castilla y León to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia. It was obvious when I crossed over into Galicia, and not just because of the cows and the greenery: I passed ... first-hand during my Camino. Many of the smallest villages I passed through didn’t even have a grocery store, the locals instead relying on twice-weekly visits by a van selling bread and other essentials. No wonder that several thousand inhabitants of “empty
...villages. Alhaurín el Grande, where 146mm of rainfall were recorded, was the first to see serious difficulties as the force of the water dragged with it dozens of parked vehicles. Several homes were flooded in the area known as Camino de Coín.
Several homes were flooded in the area known as Camino de Coín.
No injuries were reported, but the material damage was substantial. Mayor of Alhaurín el Grande Toñi Ledesma explained that much of the damage was caused to municipal facilities.
...written to provide information for pilgrims walking the Camino de Santiago, and was kept in a safe in the cathedral archives.
The theft was a massive news story in Spain and also aroused interest in the international media. It had all the makings of a