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The air we breathe. The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast.(7)

The air we breathe. The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast.(7) This Camino from Portugal to Santiago, following the coast, is swept by Atlantic winds. The air seems to nourish every cell of the body, enlightening and energising mind … Continue reading

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Hypothermia Hotel with a Sea view: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (6)

Hypothermia Hotel with a Sea view: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (6) After my night in the football ground in Oia, the rain continued to pour down.  Another cyclogenisis explosiva was brushing the Galician Coast in early … Continue reading

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The plains of La Mancha – Windmills of my mind. Camino de Santiago de Levante through Albacete.

The plains of La Mancha – Taming the Windmills of my mind.  I was surprised to find myself still walking after my visit to the doctor in Almansa.  He was very doubtful about the outcome of his work on my … Continue reading

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A Guarda Northwards: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (5)

A Guarda Northwards: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (5) At 2.30 on the fourth day of this Camino I passed the impressive looking albergue in A Guarda.  I decided to carry on walking: I can’t remember why … Continue reading

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Taking Portuguese memories across the border to Spain: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (4)

Taking Portuguese memories across the border to Spain: The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (4) Portuguese memories: The Last few miles in Portugal. The weather was rough when I awoke in Praia de Âncora after a night of … Continue reading

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One day at a time – The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (2).

One day at a time.  –  The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (2).  Baptism by Ciclogenesis Explosiva The albergue in Marinhas was battered all night by winds and rain.  I was so cosy, alone in this big house, … Continue reading

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Walking in Water – The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast.

Walking in Water  -  The Portuguese Way to Santiago by the Coast (1).   Gathering storms On February 5th,  I arrived on a more than punctual Ryanair flight in Oporto airport,  relieved that nobody had questioned my walking stick as … Continue reading

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Caminho Portuguese por la Costa – Camino to Santiago from Oporto by the Coast – Maps and GPS.

Caminho Portuguese por la Costa –   Camino to Santiago from Oporto by the Coast           Here is the route I followed which is well marked with yellow arrows.  Los amigos del Camino have done a … Continue reading

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Iona Community Prayers on the Camino 3. Peace

Iona Community Prayers on the Camino 3. Peace The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working for peace and social justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship.  “Gathered and scattered” is how it sees its members and friends, … Continue reading

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Camino moments: Meandering themes between Qunitanarraya to Santo Domingo de Silos.

Camino moments:  Qunitanarraya to Santo Domingo de Silos. The revival of the Camino de Santiago at the end of the 20th Century has meant that pilgrims today are much less likely to be considered loonies than they were 30 or … Continue reading

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