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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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Rio Tera, a valley of peace on the Camino Sanabrés

Rio Tera, a valley of peace on the Camino Sanabrés On the Camino Sanabrés before entering Galicia, through a labyrinth of mountains, the camino passes through the valley of the Rio Tera and alongside the Embalse de Cernadilla, which has … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation

A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation Divorce What happens to our humanity when a family breaks up, when parents who are no longer able to live together, divorce?  What pain is lurking in the hearts of the children?  They suffer an agonising … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood.

A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood. Not the Camino I had imagined. Earlier this year I walked the Ruta de La Lana hoping for solitude and silence.  I wanted a period for uninterrupted prayer which I often find … Continue reading

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