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    Birds & Insects on the Camino

    Theatregal, This is a great idea! To start here are several nests and storks taken in Mansillas de las Mulas, February 24, 2009
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    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 6.0

    dick bird, Thanks for your correction. Probably I was too tipsy to know the Douro from the Minho. Lucky you living there. Hopefully you still have favorite bottles in reserve.
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    Via de la Plata in February

    February is winter and winter on the Camino Frances is not a walk in the park; it can be dangerous! Difficult stretches after storms might be from Najera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada or across the Montes de Oca from Villafranca as well as Monte Irago and, of course, O Cebreiro. You must be...
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    Friol to Miraz

    Alan, Here is Friol to Miraz To see this route visit
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    Friol to Miraz

    Lu 231 looks good. We all are camino dreaming as we keep on keeping on. Carpe diem! To see this route visit
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    Friol to Miraz

    You might follow LU P 2101 The distance is roughly 13km. on Google maps
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    Camino Frances

    The Valcarlos alternate Camino Frances route was the original PASS through the mountains to Roncesvalles; it rose from the Cols des Cize/Urhart-Cize on the east to Ibaneta on the west. In the 12th c. the expanding village at the eastern base of this route would be named Saint Jean Pied de Port...
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    Where did you walk ( locally ) in 2021?

    Lovingkindness, These are splendid photos which capture the essence of rural France. No crowds, no visible parking lot, no in-fill just the power of the building. Thank you for taking and posting them!
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    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 6.0

    Vila Nova de Gaia Port lodge interior photo taken January 2012 O Porto is on the Camino Portugués. Across the Minho river at Vila Nova de Gaia are many winehouses which produce Port wine. For various reasons I've always enjoyed Graham's Port; they did a great tasting visit on this frosty...
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    A Zig-zag Walk through Portugal

    A long zig-zag walk described in this account persuaded Stephen Powell, a former Reuters correspondent to write a book and settle in Portugal. Said Powell. “It is, I think, a country that appeals to both head and heart.”
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    LIVE from the Camino First meal in Spain

    Arn, Here is a bit of Rabanal memory for you tonight. Sleep well.
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    How do you feel when you finish a camino?

    Here are some thoughts at the end of 10 caminos during happier, easier times...I am so thankful for my memories.
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    Hazard Emergency rescue QR code before Zubiri descent

    M, Of course the assistance of the police is superb; however, better yet would be that pilgrims did realize how bad conditions could be and thus not take chances!
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    Hazard Emergency rescue QR code before Zubiri descent

    Here is another hellish spot February 9, 2007 on the Agra. One slip would become a spash!
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    On the Camino: One Day at a Time, one Photo at a Time 6.0

    Kirkie, Those very clean shoes "show" that your camino had just begun and it was not pouring rain: hence it was a great time to start! Lucky you.