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'Credentials' in Porto?



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Starting in Porta

Hola Mary,
How wonderful that you are going to walk from Portugal! Have a safe and happy pilgrimage.
Here are a few web sites you can visit that might help you with your planning.

http://www.csj.org.uk - for an information sheet on the route as well as a list of guides available.

http://www.caminhoportuguesdesantiago.c ... aminho.php
Very useful site - click on DICAS to read about the credential.

A site with good pictues:
http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/jeff ... rtugal.htm

A good guide book is:
A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino Portugues - The Portuguese Way of St. James—Porto to Santiago de Compostela (March 2005)
by John Brierley ISBN: 1844090558

A good hotel to stay in Porto - the Hotel Pennisular, Rua S6 Da Bandeira 21. telephone 222 003 012

If you would like a short diary of Father Frank's Portuguese Caminho please mail me at:


Abrazos dear pilgrim,

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