A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela by Dee Nolan (photography by Earl Carter)

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May 2011, no. 331

A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela by Dee Nolan (photography by Earl Carter)

Lantern, $100 hb, 420 pp

A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela by Dee Nolan (photography by Earl Carter)

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May 2011, no. 331

In 2010, some 272,461 pilgrims received a Compostela (a certificate of completion) upon reaching the city of Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain. The great majority of these had arrived by walking, having covered at least one hundred kilometres on foot in order to qualify. Most, however, had travelled considerably further, using the network of medieval pilgrim routes that cobweb across southern Europe to this remote city. The number receiving a Compostela substantially understates the pilgrim traffic on these paths; many walk sections of the routes without reaching Santiago and claiming their credential.

Paul Genoni reviews 'A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela' by Dee Nolan

A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

by Dee Nolan (photography by Earl Carter)

Lantern, $100 hb, 420 pp

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