Santiago de Compostela

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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 decide to take, walking the …

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The crowd-free Portuguese Coastal Way

Crowd-Free Camino

Journalist Gerry Lennon  from The Irish Daily Star discovers the wonders of Northern Portugal and Galicia’s Rias Baixas on a crowd-free Camino. The Portuguese Coastal Way – or Caminho da Costa – is a stunning alternative route of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago following the Atlantic Coast towards Santiago de Compostela. The Portuguese Coastal Way …

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Ponferrada, a magical Camino town

VIDEO: 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 12th century Templar castle, the …

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Spooky Santiago de Compostela

With Halloween, All Souls and All Saints Day coming up, we reveal the spookiest places and most haunting spots in Santiago de Compostela. Here’s our Halloween guide to spooky Santiago de Compostela! Praza da Quintana The Praza da Quintana at the back of Santiago’s Cathedral is divided in two areas: a lower part called Quintana dos …

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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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Path on Day 2 of the journey

CawleyCamino Day 2 to Arcade

CawleyCamino Day 2…O Porriño to Arcade….23 Km. by Eamonn Kevin from Athlone was like a coiled spring outside the hotel in O Porriño this morning at 07.55 ,waiting for the off. Sucking a fag and stretching simultaneously. Doesn’t like that hanging around, a bit like myself. After some instructions from guide Maria off we went …

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Plane taking off, beginning of the journey

CawleyCamino lift off… the journey begins!

CawleyCamino lift off… the journey begins! As Today FM DJ Phil Cawley embarks on the CawleyCamino trip with friends and listeners to the show, his friend Eamonn will be sharing the adventures of the group along the Camino Portugues. by Eamonn Camino lift off…the journey begins! Assembly time 10.30 at Terminal 2 Dublin Airport…all report …

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Phil Cawley from Today FM

Today FM Phil Cawley Camino

On Tuesday 22nd September, Today FM DJ and presenter Phil Cawley is embarking on a second Camino with his good friend Eamonn and a keen group of Today FM listeners. As they get ready for their adventure on the Camino Portugues from Tui to Santiago de Compostela, Phil has a few words of wisdom to …

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Memories of the Camino

Walking Distance, a Camino memoir

Walking Distance, a Camino memoir David Hlavsa heads the Theatre Arts Department at St Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington. His Camino memoir Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief and Home Repairs remembers his trip to Santiago de Compostela with wife Lisa. Here’s an excerpt from his book: Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief, and Home Repairs by David Hlavsa  On …

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Lucia’s Camino journey

Lucia’s Camino journey Lucia Ebbs, Fundraising Manager with CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), walked the Camino from Sarria to Santiago with other CRY members to raise funds for the charity and remember their loved ones. She shares that special Camino journey as she prepares for the second CRY Camino, taking place in from 3rd to …

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Litter cleanup on the Camino

Great Camino Cleanup: almost 6,000 pieces of litter picked

The Great Camino Cleanup Rochelle and Mike from Canadian non-profit environmental start-up A Greener Future are back from the Camino Portugues, where they picked nearly 6,000 pieces of litter. Their goal: raising awareness among locals and visitors about the impact of littering and keeping the Camino clean and wonderful. Here’s how they got on with …

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Camino FAQ: Luggage storage in Santiago de Compostela

Camino FAQ: Luggage storage in Santiago de Compostela Many CaminoWays.com customers have been in touch recently requesting information regarding luggage storage in Santiago de Compostela. We would recommend you contact Ivar Rekve, owner and manager of the popular Camino Forum. He provides this useful luggage storage service to pilgrims in Santiago. You can either send the …

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