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  1. JingDoc

    Getting from the Camino Frances to the VDLP (Ourense)

    I'm currently plotting a 2020 multi-route camino and am interested in advice, opinions, etc. on transitioning from the CF to the VDLP. It looks, on paper anyway, like a good option would be to transition first to the Invierno at Ponferrada and then to make make our way from Montforte de Lemos to...
  2. Yoga Girl

    LIVE from the Camino @Yoga Girl on the Invierno!

    Friday, May 17, 2019 A quiet, challenging at times, but beautiful walk through a variety of landscapes. I started walking alongside the gorgeous River Sil, then continued through hamlets, vineyards, cherry orchards, a ghost town, quarry, castle, gnarled trees, well-manicured neighborhoods...
  3. Yoga Girl

    Starting 17 May for 10 or 11 day Camino

    I’m excited to be starting the Invierno in a week. I wish I had 16 days, but unfortunately I only have 10 or 11 days to walk. I start 17 May in Ponferrada and pre-booked Pensione Fonseca in Santiago for 2 nights starting 27 May. I could cancel the 1st night to allow another stage. I usually...
  4. A

    Recent fires in Galicia & Sanabres / Invierno routes

    Anyone know if the September / October fires in Galicia affected the Camino de Invierno and the Camino Sanabres? Have looked in Spanish press to find fire locations with no luck, just know that Ourense province was badly affected
  5. Fares Ismail

    My Experience on the Invierno

    This post is long overdue. I finished my Camino in Muxia on September 6th after starting in sjpdp and everyday since I've said I need to write this post. But I guess the moment I got back home, I got distracted with the million little things you don't have to worry about on the Camino. Ill try...
  6. OzAnnie

    ? Getting to Ferrol from Oviedo?

    Hi Could anyone provide advice on how to get from Oviedo to Ferrol please. I'm volunteering at Grado on the Primitivo for first half of June - (so will get back to Oviedo after that I guess )and had thought of walking the Inglés and possibly to Finistere. - if that route is too roundabout to...
  7. K

    El Camino-sola en marzo- cuales desvios valen la pena?

    Saludos peregrin@s!!! Tengo pensado empezar el camino del norte desde Irun la ultima semana de febrero - No tengo tiempo para planearlo / investigar los albergues etc pero no creo q hace falta ; ) mi plan es llegar al primer pueblo y empezar a caminar no mas .. tengo el vuelo desde santiago a...
  8. 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...
  9. peregrina2000

    Who is going to walk the Invierno in 2016?

    Now that the Xunta de Galicia has given its "official recognition" to the Camino de Invierno, I think we can expect that there will be a big increase in numbers of pilgrims. Now that isn't necessarily saying much because the increase I saw between 2012 and 2015 was that I went from seeing no...
  10. towanda1961

    Camino Invierno Video

    I took many photos while walking the Invierno this past summer. I have made a YouTube video that I hope will be useful for anyone considering this amazing route. I tried to capture the solitude as well as examples of the terrain, the varied paths of tarmac, gravel, weeds and cobblestone. I...

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