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  1. MyDestinationGalicia

    Feature in Guardian about Camino da Geira

    The Guardian just published a short article of their readers Top 10 places to visit in Portugal and the winning tip is the Geira Way which they describe as the "walk to Spain on a roman road "! "If you want something out of the ordinary with fantastic scenery and fascinating history, then go to...
  2. MyDestinationGalicia

    Video/Pocast Pasos del Camino Facebook Page Interviews with Pilgrims

    Guiherme Ribeiro has a wonderful social media site called Pasos del Camino on Facebook. He posts his interviews with international pilgrims sometimes in Spanish or Portuguese or as in my case in English. Here's a link to his most recent interview talking about my experiences on the Camino de...
  3. MyDestinationGalicia

    List of Useful Services on the Catalan Way via San Juan de la Peña

    I went to the last meeting of the Associació d’Amics dels Pelegrins a Santiago - Barcelona (Barcelona Association of Friends of the Pilgrims to Santiago). They meet every Wednesday at 8pm at Calle Rector Triadó, 53 in building called Casinet Hostafrancs (close to Sants Railway Station). I had a...
  4. MyDestinationGalicia

    Info about Starting Camino in Barcelona

    I just wanted to share some info for those who want to start their Camino in Barcelona. See http://empresa.gencat.cat/web/.content/20_-_turisme/publicacions/documents/arxius/doc_13378668_1.pdf There's a variation in the Camino for those who don't want to start at beginning at Port de la Selva...
  5. MyDestinationGalicia

    Two new Private Albergues in Baiona

    Two brand new Albergue's have recently opened in Baiona (on ground floors of vacant commercial premises) : In May Hostel BaionaMar - 18 beds 15€ http://hostelbaionamar.com/ In June Estela do Mar - 20 beds 15€ http://www.esteladomar.com/ I'll provide an update about the progress of the...
  6. MyDestinationGalicia

    French Way Books/Guides/Maps for Sale excellent condition.

    MyDestinationGalicia submitted a new resource: rench Way Books/Guides/Maps for Sale excellent condition. (12.03.18) - camino de santiago, french way, guides.books , maps Read more about this resource...
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    For Sale/Wanted French Way Books/Guides for Sale excellent condition!

    MyDestinationGalicia submitted a new resource: French Way Books/Guides for Sale excellent condition! - guide camino de santiago french way Read more about this resource...
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    Dogs waiting to Bite at Villaviaja

    Attention: How unlucky can you get but just got bit by a dog when entering the hamlet of Villaviaje next to a group of houses.4 dogs approached me without any real malice but one was feeling lucky & took a chunk of my leg !! It's the first stage of the Camino before Cornatel Castle. PS After...
  9. MyDestinationGalicia

    New, illustrated English Guide to Camino de Invierno

    Asuncion the President of the Association of Friends of the Camino for Valedorras has asked me to ask everyone if there is sufficient demand to publish a new Guide in English of the Invierno. There is a Spanish version, the Third Edition was published in August 2016 so the plan is to publish it...
  10. MyDestinationGalicia

    Warning Pilgrims Coastal Route Baiona area...

    I just wanted to alert everyone that I make no apologies for sometimes giving pilgrims a freight as they pass me as I always like to beep my appreciation "Buen Camino..." from the comforts of my car..... When I did the camino last year I was surprised by the number of motorists who did that to...
  11. MyDestinationGalicia

    New Albergue at Camping Mougas, Oia

    I was at the inauguration of a new albergue on the Portuguese Coastal Way last night. This is at Camping Mougas see www.campingmougas.es between Oia and Baiona on the camino sometimes referred to as the Camino Monacal. It's free for pilgrims to stay subject to making a donation to the local Oia...
  12. MyDestinationGalicia

    Pilgrim Statistics with Baiona as Point of Departure

    I've just been looking at the Stats. from the Pilgrim Office which does show that 2015 will be a record year for numbers of pilgrims commencing their camino along the Coastal Way from Baiona.... which looking at previous years is growing in significance as a point of departure. Any observations...
  13. MyDestinationGalicia

    Ferry between Caminha and A Guarda Update

    Good news for those who are planning to do the Portuguese Way using the Shoreline Roue. I've just been reading in spanish La Voz de Galicia see http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/vigo/2014/12/02/caminha-compromete-regreso-ferri-guarda-tras-8-meses-servicio-lodos/0003_201412V2C10991.htm and it...
  14. MyDestinationGalicia

    New Restaurant/Tapas Bar in Caldas de Reis

    I can strongly recommend a good, new place to eat for those who are looking for a great meal. It's a bit more expensive but every pilgrim deserves a treat now and again ! The place is called Casa Real Doña Urraca C/Constitución, 4, Local C, and is owned by Xoán Leiro who is also a presenter on...
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