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And so our Autumn 2013 ‘Camino with a Difference!’ Tour comes to an end

The Camino Portugues is arguably the most beautiful of the ancient walking trails that lead to Santiago de Compostela.  Although the Camino Finisterre beside the Atlantic coast is also hard to beat!  In spring, pathways are adorned with colourful wildflowers, … Continue reading

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BUT WHAT IS IT REALLY LIKE TO TRAVEL ALONG THE CAMINO PORTUGUES?

It’s unanimous – we are having the best time in every way! Perfect weather for walking with blue, cloudless skies. Our group from diverse backgrounds, has really gelled. Each day walking varying distances, independently or together, sharing interesting conversations and … Continue reading

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The next stage of our Galician Journey

A highlight of this past week has been the opportunity to interact with people from all over the world. There are many ancient pathways that criss-cross the Iberian Peninsula that all converge in Santiago. Each day has brought new encounters … Continue reading

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Along the Camino Portugues in Autumn

Brilliant sunshine welcomed us in Oporto in northern Portugal. This is arguably one of the world’s most picturesque small cities. It was here in the 15th C. that many of the ships of the great Portuguese voyages of discovery, were … Continue reading

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A VERY WELCOME PRE-TOUR ENCOUNTER!

It’s now only two days until our group meets in Oporto in northern Portugal to commence our autumn ‘Camino with a Difference!’ Tour. In preparation I have come to the neighbouring town of Guimaraes, the cradle of the Portuguese nation. … Continue reading

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