Friday, July 8, 2011

The Calixtinus Code

Yesterday a robbery on the scale of Da Vinci Code craziness was revealed in Santiago. The Codex Calixtinus, a  one of the oldest historical books in Europe was declared missing from its vault in the cathedral of Santiago. The priceless 12 century book contians the history St. James and the Camino de Santiago and is revered as Europe's first travel guide

The cathedral staff think it went missing on Sunday afternoon but didn't publish the news until yesterday after searching long and hard throughout the cathedral. It's an unbelievable story, these mysteries really happen and so close to home? Incredible. It will be interesting to finally find out what happened and where the codex is...but until then Dan Brown get your pen ready. Read more here

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