- It shows that you are entitled to stay in an Albergue (A hostel for Pilgrims)
- When presented to the Pilgrims Office on completion of your pilgrimage, it is used to check that you have covered the qualifying distance to receive your Compostella (Certificate).
Do you have to walk?
This is a just very brief explanation of what the Camino is and I hope it gives you more of an idea of what I’m talking about when I mention it in my videos. All will become much clearer when I am vlogging from the Camino itself! It this has got you interested in walking yourself, or you would just like to learn more about the history of the Camino, there is a wealth of information available online or from your local library.