Category Archives: 2014 Camino Portuguese, April

Walking the Camino: The final stage of a memorable journey!

On day 8 walking into Caldas de Reis our focus was on water in its many forms.  Across babbling streams, past ancient washing troughs and drinking fountains we arrived late afternoon at the historic spa town once frequented by Spanish … Continue reading

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Just kidding around…

The joys of walking on ancient forest tracks used by pilgrims and farming communities for over 1,000 years draws us ever onward despite the promise of a shower.  Wild flowers have begun to bloom making our journey even more colourful. … Continue reading

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The sun doesn’t always shine here in Portugal

After several days of glorious weather in the low 20s it was our turn to experience the joys of walking the ancient Camino trail in the rain. It’s always a good idea to pack wet weather gear when travelling through … Continue reading

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Our Camino Journey Begins!

By Easter Sunday evening all members of our band of Camino travellers had assembled at our hotel.  We spent the next day visiting places of interest in and around Oporto.  Highlights included riding a rattling tram beside the river Douro to the … Continue reading

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Our Spring 2014 Camino is about to begin!

It’s hard to believe that after many months of anticipation we will shortly commence our April ‘Camino with a Difference!’ Tour.  The long journey to Portugal was certainly worth it with temperatures in the low 20s, just perfect for long … Continue reading

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