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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."




Mar 23, 2018

The Camino Portugues Ebooks ~ A Guide from the PilgrimageTraveler.com

Now you can purchase our Camino Portugues Ebooks, taken from our web pages, to use as your own personal guide.

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Feb 20, 2018

Day Twenty-Five on the Camino Portugués, Milladouro to Santiago

Our day twenty-five on the Camino Portugués, drawing to a close, was an emotion-packed day, walking the final 7.6 kilometers and reuniting with friends in Santiago de Compostela. Our journey was ending, but our pilgrimage had only just begun.

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Feb 19, 2018

Day Twenty-Four on the Camino Portugués, Valga to Milladouro

Our day twenty-four on the Camino Portugués was long, yet beautiful and enjoyable, meandering back and forth along the path of the N-550.

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Feb 15, 2018

Day Twenty-Three on the Camino Portugués, Pontevedra to Valga

Our day twenty-three on the Camino Portugués was filled with long stretches through the Spanish countryside, on a consistent-appearing terrain. It was not my best day, nor the most beautiful, but none-the-less we kept walking.

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Feb 15, 2018

Day Twenty-Two on the Camino Portugués ~ Redondela to Pontevedra

On our day twenty-two on the Camino Portugués, we joined the throngs of pilgrims from the Central Route and those walking the final 100 kilometers from Tui.

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Feb 07, 2018

Day Twenty-One on the Camino Portugués, San Miguel de Oia to Redondela

On our day twenty-one on the Camino Portugués, we walked four kilometers on the Sendal Litoral, then went farther inland to complete the day on the Coastal Route, walking through Vigo and later via the high, flat and easy plateau trail system.

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Feb 03, 2018

Day Twenty on the Camino Portugués, Viladesuso to San Miguel de Oia

On our day twenty on the Camino Portugués, along the Coastal Route initially, and then the Senda Litoral, we combined stages to do one-and-a-half traditional stages, with the help of the local bus route.

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Jan 30, 2018

Day Nineteen on the Camino Portugués, Caminha to Mougas, Coastal Route

Our day nineteen on the Camino Portugués was an adventure, first getting across the Minho River, then meeting up with our old Camino Primitivo friend at the ferry station and joining together for a glorious walk along the Spanish seacoast to her house in Viladesuso.

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Jan 10, 2018

Day Eighteen on the Camino Portugués, Viana do Castelo to Caminha

On our day eighteen on the Camino Portugués we blazed our way on the Senda Litoral, actually walking on the long beaches and connecting with the sea!

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Dec 28, 2017

Day Seventeen on the Camino Portugués, Esposende to Viana do Castelo, 25.75 Km

Our day seventeen on the Camino Portugués had no practical Senda Litoral route, but instead turned inland onto the historical Coastal Route

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Dec 24, 2017

Day Sixteen on the Camino Portugués, Vila do Conde to Esposende, 25 Km (15.5 Mi)

Our day sixteen on the Camino Portugués was along urban areas, a bit of coast and through verdant fields of Portugal, then a jaunt through smaller towns.

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Dec 08, 2017

Day Fifteen on the Camino Portugués, Porto to Vila do Conde, 32.67 Km

Our day fifteen on the Camino Portugués began our coastal journey from the Sé do Porto on the Senda Litoral.

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Nov 30, 2017

Porto, Portugal ~ The City with a Vibe

The romantic city of Porto, bustling with energy, has something for everyone.

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Nov 20, 2017

Day Fourteen on the Camino Portugués, São João de Madeira to Porto

Our day fourteen on the Camino Portugués was a very, very long day, filled with enchanting walks on Roman roads, an antique Monastery in Grijó and azulejo-tiled churches.

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Nov 13, 2017

Day Thirteen on the Camino Portugués, Albergaria to São João, 24.38 Km (15.2 Mi)

Our day thirteen on the Camino Portugués was full of interesting railroad crossings, a walk on a medieval bridge, through the historic town of Bemposta and up and down many hills.

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