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    TMcA replied to the thread Porto area options.
    I agree with you 8 days in Porto is about 4 too many. This despite the fact that I have been there 3 times and love the city. The problem is that if you were to fly into Madrid in order to spend 3-4 days there before heading to Porto, you are...
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    TMcA reacted to alexwalker's post in the thread Recommendations on Language Courses? with Like Like.
    @peregrina2000 : Easy. www.enforex.com 4-5 hours/day, depending on your wish, Monday-Friday. Intensive and very educational. Professional and friendly. I can now survive in Spain and even have fun with the locals, in Spanish. :D I took a 4-week...
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    TMcA reacted to mspath's post in the thread Birthday card from 2019 with Like Like.
    Don, I am so sorry to read of your recent difficulties. Do keep on keeping on and be thankful for life, for love and for precious memory. Margaret "...and tho' We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we...
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    I " get" Picasso as I am sure many others are. I can appreciate art without fully understanding it. Paintings, music, books and theatre are so layered and therein lies the beauty.
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    Couple of thoughts... The rhythmic relationship that roughly circles from the young man's outstretched hand on the table, up his sleeve, across his shoulder, to the young man's gaze, then to the globe highlights for the viewer the most important...
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    @Kevin considine Was curious about how much hardscape you encountered on the Via Fr. Walked the coastal route from Porto north in 2019 and it was way too much asphalt, concrete, and cobblestones for my feet. Maybe just a rough estimation or...
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    I would like to emphasise for anyone who is considering the Via Francigena that northern France is boring only in Kevin's perception, and it is not all flat! The first week or two through France take you through the battlefields of the First...
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    Fascinating, and thoroughly well-written. Thank you for your contribution!
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    This is one pilgrim’s perspective from a single pilgrimage and biased. However it will hopefully provide future pilgrims and Camino de Santiago veterans a sense of what to expect on Via Francigena (VF). 1. Longer Distance and Time: Of course...
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    I used Ouigo several years ago...Paris to Hendaye. Here's what I remember: Reservation was in a Ouigo-only car in a regular TGV train. Low priced, but high cancellation penalties. It was administered completely online.
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