The Way of St. James will return again to the television grid by the hand of the Galician judge and writer José Antonio Vázquez Taín, who now, for the first time, presents his facet as a screenwriter and director for the small screen. “Peregrinas” is the title of the new documentary with which the multifaceted magistrate from Ourense wants to present to us the role of women in the history of the Camino de Santiago, and defending the role and the mark that many women left on the various roads to Compostela.

Passion for the Camino

All of us who love the Camino de Santiago, we are very familiar with the research and informative work of José Antonio Vázquez Taín , in addition to his career as a judge, in which he has been a protagonist as a prosecutor of drug trafficking since 1999, an investigator of the theft of the Codex Calixtinus between 2011 and 2012 or in cases such as the fatal Angrois train accident of 2013. With several books published since 2013, his passion for the Camino de Santiago has led him to write novels such as. Santiago. The legend of the hidden saint (Teófilo Edicións, 2013) or more recently Más allá, más arriba (Espasa, 2020).

José Antonio Vázquez