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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."




Mar 06, 2019

Camino de San Salvador eBook Guide

The Camino Inglés 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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Jan 17, 2019

Day Two on the Camino de San Salvador, La Robla to Poladura, 23.6 Km

By the end of day two on the Camino de San Salvador, the Way takes the pilgrimage traveler into the heart of the Cantabrian mountains, leaving civilization behind. The scenery and the difficulty that you have been waiting for, finally arrives!

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Jan 11, 2019

Day One on the Camino de San Salvador, León to La Robla, 26.4 Kms

Day one on the Camino de San Salvador is a walk northward out of León, leaving the Camino Francés far behind as it heads for the Cantabrian mountains of Asturias.

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Jan 09, 2019

The Camino de San Salvador or the Camino del Salvador ~ León to Oviedo

The Camino de San Salvador is perhaps the most mountainous of all the Caminos de Santiago. This short, pilgrimage path of only 122.14 kilometers (75.9 miles), figures by my GPS tracks, will physically test most of you! Do not be fooled by the short length.

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Dec 23, 2018

The Camino Primitivo EBook ~ A Guide Book from the Pilgrimage Traveler

Newly updated in December of 2018, our eBook is packed with new information on albergues, pensions and rural homes and also includes recent changes in the route. This guide book in digital format is a must-have for an optimal Camino Primitivo!

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Nov 06, 2018

The Camino Finisterre Ebook ~ A Guide Book from Pilgrimage Traveler

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 guide 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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