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The Coastal route from Oporto to Santiago.

The Joy of Fanaticism. Camino Portuguese by the coast.(8)

The joy of fanaticism. Camino Portuguese by the Coast (8) I can be enthusiastic about many aspects of life but I would not have said I have been fanatical since my youth when Celtic won the European Cup in 1967 … Continue reading

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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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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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