Category Archives: 2013 Camino Portuguese, May

Following pilgrim trails on the Finisterre peninsula

The last few days have been a real highlight! After leaving the magnificent city of Santiago with its winding medieval streets, we travelled to the Finisterre peninsula in north western Spain. On arrival at the small seaside town which Galicians … Continue reading

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Celebrating our arrival in Santiago de Compostela!

Yesterday was a big day for the sturdy band of Aussies walking the final stages of the Camino Portugues. After a rather light, but adequate, continental breakfast we left our palatial guesthouse in Padron, most with good intentions of walking … Continue reading

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Our journey between Ponte de Lima and Padron

On our second night in Ponte de Lima, we enjoyed a group dinner which we all agreed was a feast. It included a great selection of hot and cold tapas, main courses, homemade desserts and local wines. Those who clambered … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: ‘Caminoistas’ lost and found along The Way!

Four days ago our intrepid band of 13 set off from Oporto on the Camino Portugues. Armed with walking poles and Pilgrim passports we travelled along cobbled pathways to the small town of Vilarinho. This was not without incident!   We … Continue reading

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Walking the Camino: Our 2013 ‘Camino with a Difference!’ Journey Begins

During the past week, co-tour guide Christine Gawne and I visited all the places included in our 2013 ‘Camino with a Difference’ tour itinerary. Travelling by trusty Fiat rather than on foot enabled us to cover a great deal of … Continue reading

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