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"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."




Jan 18, 2020

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Dec 27, 2019

Camino Natural Via de la Plata from Alba de Tormes to Salamanca

The Camino Natural Via de la Plata connects Alba de Tormes and Salamanca, and is an excellent path if you wish to continue onward from Alba to the Via de la Plata (Camino de Santiago) in Salamanca.

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Dec 21, 2019

Garcihernández to Alba de Tormes, Day Five, Part II on the Teresiano

Alba de Tormes, where the tomb of St. Teresa of Jesus lies, is the final destination of the Camino Teresiano.

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Dec 20, 2019

Day Five on the Camino Teresiano, Part I, Mancera to Garcihernández

Day five on the Camino Teresiano, Part I, on the Southern Route to Garcihernández is again across the wide open Meseta, passing through Macotera, a natural park and Tordillos.

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Dec 03, 2019

Day Four on the Camino Teresiano, Narros del Castillo to Mancera Abajo

Our day four on the Camino Teresiano grew very hot as we continued to walk through the wide open countryside of the northern sub-plateau of Castillo y León, otherwise known in Spanish as the Meseta!

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Nov 30, 2019

Day Three on the Camino Teresiano, Fontiveros to Narros del Castillo

Our day three on the Camino Teresiano

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Nov 27, 2019

Day Two on the Camino Teresiano, Gotarrendura to Fontiveros

Day two on the Camino Teresiano is a walk through open fields, more small towns, and finally into the town where the famous mystic, St. John of the Cross was born, Fontiveros.

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Nov 20, 2019

Day One on the Camino Teresiano, Ávila to Gotarrendura

Our day one on the Camino Teresiano was an easy first day's walk, with a beautiful start by the fortress walls of Ávila, a walk on medieval roads and a long downhill cruise into Gotarrendura.

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Nov 12, 2019

Pilgrimage to Avila, Spain

A pilgrimage to Ávila, Spain, at the start of the Camino Teresiano, is a very appropriate place to begin the celebratory walk, commemorating the life of Santa Teresa de Jesús.

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Jun 18, 2019

Camino Teresiano

The Camino Teresiano, or The Way of St. Teresa, from "Cradle to Grave" is an historic walk from her birthplace in Ávila to her burial place in Alba de Tormes.

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Jun 18, 2019

Camino de San Salvador eBook Guide

The Camino de San Salvador eBook is now available as a PDF download for you to purchase. Just click the "Buy Now" button below the photo and use your credit card or your PayPal account. It's as easy as 1-2-3.

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Feb 25, 2019

Day Six on the Camino de San Salvador ~ La Peña to Oviedo, 16.9 Km

Day six on the the Camino de San Salvador

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Feb 13, 2019

Day Five on the Camino de San Salvador ~ Campomanes to La Peña, 25 Km

Day Five on the Camino de San Salvador is a long jaunt down two river valleys, first the Río Lena and next, the Río Caudal. On the way, you pass many historic places, the most significant being the 9th century UNESCO, world heritage Iglesia de Santa Cristina de Lena.

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Jan 27, 2019

Day Four, Camino de San Salvador ~ San Miguel to Campomanes, 20 Km

Our Day Four on the Camino de San Salvador

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Jan 23, 2019

Day Three on the Camino San Salvador ~ Poladura to Pajares, 14.1 Km

Day three on the Camino de San Salvador was an stunning climb out of Poladura to the Cross of San Salvador and the highpoint, the Canto la Tusa, and a gorgeous walk over the Puerto de Pajares at 1378 meters. The views of the mountains are nothing less than than fabulous!

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