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Day Three: Getting Lost on the Camino

Day 3: May 12th  – Lost on the Camino: Barcelos to Tamel Pedro Fins Being Lost on the Camino happens more than once, today was the first time. Day three of the Camino was planned to be a short one, only 10 Km. Our plan was to leave the Albergue by 8 am and arrive […]

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Six ladies walk the Camino Portugues

What is does it mean to walk the Camino Portugues? Arriving in a country you’ve never been in to start a walk that scares you.  We’re on a pilgrimage through Portugal to Spain with the ultimate destination of Santiago de Compostela. On the Camino, all roads lead to one glorious final destination, the burial location

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Camino training

Camino training with weekend hikes

Are you Camino training by only doing weekend hikes? Me too. I walked the Camino Francis already over five weeks and now I am heading to Portugal in only 3 more weeks to walk the Camino Portugues.  This time I haven’t been taking it as seriously as I did the first time. First Camino training

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Camino Portuguese

Camino Francis vs. Camino Portuguese

There is no real winner they are both great, but so far I have only walked the Camino Francis in 2013. I am planning to walk the Camino Portuguese in 2019 with five other women. The planning for my Camino Francis started three years in advance, mainly because I had no idea what I was

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Hostel Etiquette on the Camino

Hostel etiquette may be slightly different from the regular party hostel you stayed at in Paris or London. There are things you do not normally ask a stranger or comments you may not make unless you are on the Camino. So let’s dive into Camino hostel etiquette. Camino questions? Yes, you can ask about people’s

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