The Camino de Santiago, also known by the English names Way of St. JamesSt. James's WaySt. James's PathSt. James's TrailRoute of Santiago de Compostela,[1] and Road to Santiago,[2] is the name of any of the pilgrimage routes (most commonly the Camino Francés or French route) to the shrine of the apostle St. James the Great in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwesternSpain, where tradition has it that the remains of the saint are buried. Many take up this route as a form of spiritual path or retreat, for their spiritual growth. Brazilian author Paulo Coelho wrote the book "The Diary of a Magus (Magician)" or "The Pilgrimage" based on his own experience along this way.