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Journey along with us as we explore the sacred sites and holy places around the world! Stay current with all our pilgrimage travels!

Also, stay updated with all of our articles that reflect our thoughts and ideas on how to be a pilgrim in our current, stressful and rushed culture. You too can slow your life and your adventures with the mindful travel style of the pilgrim.

"In each of us dwells a wanderer, a gypsy, a pilgrim. What matters most on your journey is how deeply you see, how attentively you hear, how richly the encounters are felt in your heart." ~ Phil Coustineau, from his book, "The Art of Pilgrimage."




Nov 06, 2018

The Camino Finisterre Ebook ~ A Personal Guide from PilgrimageTraveler

Camino Finisterre Ebook ~ New and updated in November of 2018, including all the recent route changes! We just re-walked this Camino and our eBook is full of great, new advice for the pilgrimage traveler! It even includes the northern route to Muxía!

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Nov 03, 2018

Day Three on the Camino Finisterre, Hospital to Muxía, 27.15 Km

This is our journey on the northern alternative for day three on the Camino Finisterre to Muxía.

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Oct 23, 2018

Discovering Muxía, Spain, the Ancient Pilgrimage Spiritual Site

Muxía, Spain is a seaside spiritual site that shouldn't be missed at the end of your pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago. It is a most sacred place, rife with legend, natural beauty and a unique and intimate ambiance.

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Oct 19, 2018

The Camino Finisterre to Muxía Extension, 28.2 Kilometers

Extending your Camino Finisterre to Muxía, the second, medieval "End of the World," is a rewarding and intense experience, especially if you are seeking more Presence in an intimate place.

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Oct 12, 2018

The Town of Finisterre and the Final Four Kilometers to the Cape

The end of your Camiño Fisterra journey is not the town of Finisterre but four more kilometers from the Baixar Cross to the Cape. If you made it here from Santiago in three days, another day may be needed to go the final distance to this medieval End of the World.

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Oct 10, 2018

Day Three on the Camino Finisterre, Olveiroa to Finisterre, 31.6 Km

Day three on the Camino to Finisterre is a rewarding and lovely challenge, a most joyous walk with amazing views as you approach the Costa da Morte. This day's adventure will take you all the way from Olveiroa to the cross in Finisterre.

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Sep 22, 2018

Day Two on the Camino Finisterre ~ Negreira to Olveiroa, 33.6 Km

Day two on the Camino to Finisterre is a strenuous one with two significant climbs. It is a joyous day, filled with many open, high views of the Galician countryside, more enchanted forests, many old stone horreos, and lovely stone cafés and albergues to tempt you to linger.

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Sep 21, 2018

Day One on the Camino Finisterre, Santiago to Negreira, 20.6 Km

Day One on the Camino to Finisterre, after leaving Santiago de Compostela, is a beautiful Camino through an enchanted forest, medieval towns and gorgeous countryside.

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Sep 19, 2018

The Camino Finisterre - Pilgrimage to the End of the World

The Camino Finisterre, a lovely extension to your Camino de Santiago, takes only an additional three to four days, to complete the pilgrimage to the medieval "end of the world."

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Aug 24, 2018

The Camino Inglés Ebook ~ A Personal Guide from PilgrimageTraveler.com

The Camino Inglés Ebook is now available as a PDF download.

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Aug 21, 2018

Day Eight on the Camino Inglés ~ Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela

Our day eight on the Camino Inglés felt more difficult than perhaps it should have, due to the fact that there are not many attractive features on this day and there is some significant climbing that has to be done.

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Aug 19, 2018

Day Seven on the Camino Inglés Hospital de Bruma to Sigüeiro, 24.46 Km

Our day seven on the Camino Inglés was to be our longest thus far.

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Aug 16, 2018

Day Six on the Camino Inglés, Presedo to Hospital de Bruma, 12.97 Km

Our day six on the Camino Inglés was short, yet difficult, as the relentless hill-climbing continued. At least the Way here was rural, mostly shaded, and on quiet forest lanes for most of the day.

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Aug 14, 2018

Day Five on the Camino Inglés, Betanzos to Presedo, 11.26 Km (7.06 Mi)

On our day five of the Camino Inglés, cracks were starting to show in our spirits and bodies. It is yet another day of serious climbing, this time with a climb at the end of the day, into Presedo. We lifted one another by taking frequent rest stops and water breaks.

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Aug 12, 2018

Day Four on the Camino Inglés, Miño to Betanzos, 11.28 Km (7.01 Miles)

Our day four on the Camino Inglés was another trip through the lovely Galician countryside, starting from sea level in Miño, climbing steeply, then ending at sea level in Betanzos

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