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Camino Culture: The Galician Hórreo

Camino Culture: The Galician Hórreo If you are walking the Camino de Santiago, you will start noticing some exciting structures close to most homes in rural areas as you enter Galicia. These rectangular structures are granaries called ‘hórreos’, a widespread construction across rural Galicia. Their function is to store grain and other food crops for

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10 Top Camino Portugues Foods

Top 10 Camino Portugues Foods To Try The Camino Portugues is the second most popular route of the Camino de Santiago after the Camino Frances, according to 2020 statistics from the Pilgrims Office in Santiago. Part of the appeal of the Camino Portugues is the delicious Portuguese food on offer. The Camino Portugues route begins

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Roland’s Top Camino Routes

Roland’s Top Camino Routes Camino Ways Director and Founder Roland has walked and cycled all of our Camino de Santiago routes, many of them on several occasions. Roland’s Top Camino For this blog post, Roland looks back at his favourite Camino routes and what makes each of them special. These are Roland’s top Camino routes:

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5 Reasons to love Porto

5 Reasons to love Porto The city of Porto is a popular Camino de Santiago starting point for pilgrims walking or cycling the Camino Portugues, Portugal’s Camino route. Pocket-sized, full of charm and colourful, there are many reasons to love Porto, Portugal’s second city and capital of the North!: Coloured tiles Ribeira is a patchwork of

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Why we love … The Camino

Why we love … The Camino This week we asked our Camino experts what it is that makes the Camino de Santiago so special. Their responses were varied, heartfelt and unique. Here’s what they had to say: JuanMa – Portuguese Coastal Way Outdoor enthusiast, musician and office jester JuanMa hails from the town of Vigo

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Church on The Northern Way

Amazing Camino Routes for 2017

Amazing Camino Routes for 2017 Make 2017 your year to complete the mighty Camino de Santiago. With so many different Camino routes to choose from, picking one is the hardest part! Sip Sangria in Sevilla, marvel at Medieval architecture in Léon or rove your way through the rolling hills of Northern Spain. Whatever route you

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Ponferrada, a magical Camino town

9 Magical Camino Towns

9 Magical Camino Towns From Pontedeume on the French Way with its Templar castle via the fairytale city of Salamanca all the way to picturesque Porto and beyond. Here are nine of the most magical towns on the Camino de Santiago routes, hand picked by the CaminoWays.com team. 1. Ponferrada – French Way With it’s

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Phil Cawley and his Camino entourage

CawleyCamino Day 6 – Destination Santiago de Compostela!

CawleyCamino Day 6… Destination Santiago de Compostela.. the Final Frontier… by Eamonn It really doesn’t really get much better than this. Thirty-two recent friends gathered in the sacred square in Santiago around mid-afternoon today having completed a daunting challenge successfully. Elation reigned and the sun shone down on some very tired bodies that had negotiated

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CawleyCamino Day 4 to Caldas de Reis

CawleyCamino Day 4…Walking from Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis. by Eamonn The hotel lobby was buzzing with “Googlegate” this morning when we assembled. Phil Cawley’s Friday night quiz had caused a furore with unsubstantiated allegations of Google abuse by some unnamed participants. Even some Germans in the lobby got involved and it was looking nasty

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