Santiago's Cross symbol Its origins date back to the battle of Clavijo (844). Battle between Moors and Christians which won the latter with the almost miraculous help of St. James astride a white horse, carrying a white flag with the red cross (later called cross Santiago) . Symbol of the Military Religious Order of Santiago (protected and they defended saints and pilgrims places).
Elevations of the Camino de Santiago from Roncesvalles. This map was my life saver - it helped me map out where I needed to stay based on the days mileage. Print this out and bring with as a daily reference.