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  1. S

    Walking in December

    Hello all, I'm hoping to get some feedback as my husband and I want to take the Camino Portuguese this coming December. This will be our first Camino, and so far, we haven't found many people who have traveled during this time. Taking into consideration every year is different, does anyone know...
  2. C

    Walking buddies: Caldas de Reyes to Padron

    Hello! I am walking tomorrow on 27 July 2017 to Padron from Caldas de Reyes along the Portugese Way. Are there any 25-40 y.o doing the same walk and looking for some good banter? Would love to t up with some pilgrims. Claire
  3. Coleen Clark

    Nana and Meg are Officially Hitting the Trail Together!

    So I can't wait to tell you (warn you) that it's official! Nana (aka Coleen) and Meg (aka awesome granddaughter) will be landing in Lisbon August 10th! I think I'll treat her to a few days in Lisbon sightseeing and resting up before we begin the Portuguese trail. We will be walking a combination...
  4. D

    New albergue in Saians, Portugese coastal route (8kms before Vigo)

    The Saians Neighbours Association have recently opened a small Albergue in their centre, only 5 minutes walk from the main route (next to Saians Church). It has 8 bunks and a shower. Breakfasts are available in the cafe/bar and hot meals at nearby bar "O Bolo". The Association's hours are...
  5. April Jo

    Should I learn Portuguese or Spanish

    Hi. I'm struggling to learn Spanish.... I'm thinking of doing the CP next time: should I keep going with Spanish, or would it make more sense to learn Portuguese? Thanks for your anticipated opinions.
  6. S

    Caminho Portuguese From Lisbon April

    Hi, I've been thinking recently about doing the Caminho Portuguese from Lisbon (interior) April 1st. I have had a brief look online, and I'm still undecided. Things that concern me: snakes, Mosquitos, being the only pilgrim, safety and rain. My gut says go and do it. I value your thoughts:)
  7. T

    Reasons to take Portuguese route

    I am trying to decide which route to take for my first walk. I am confused about how many Portuguese routes there are. I would like to do a route that takes approximately 30 days (maybe a little less). What do you like about the full Portuguese route? Compared to others?
  8. RumAndChupacabras

    NEW or USED? Brierley 2016 Version Guide Portugués Guide

    My guidebook was stolen when I was on Camino in May 2016 at Rates. While I'm no longer on Camino, I find that I miss having the book to refer back to. I'm wondering if anyone has a new or used "A Pilgrim's Guide to Camino Portugués" mid-2016 version by John Brierley they'd like to donate or...
  9. gvmelissa

    Connecting the Camino Portuguese to Finisterre, bypassing Santiago

    Hello all, I'm wondering if there is a way to walk the Portuguese route and then head towards Finisterre from around Padron,skipping Santiago. We would go to Santiago afterwards, but I'd love to save it for after Finisterre this time. Are there any trails? Accommodations? Thank you!
  10. hansking

    Camino Portuguese €500 scam?

    I'm currently walking the Camino Portuguese. I was scammed yesterday by a lady said to be from Mexico. She told me that when she entered Spain, the money exchange at the airport, could give her a € 500 note, which the albergue would now not accept for the payment of her supper. She was very...
  11. J

    Another Portugues blog

    Bom Caminho everyone. We are a couple of septuagenarians who will be walking from Porto along the coastal route in May. I am adding mine to the many Camino blogs. Early days yet, but I plan to add daily updates and photos once we get going. We are Australians who live in Indonesia, so our hot...

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