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2019 Camino

The countdown has started!  One month from today I will step out on my seventh camino.  Or I should say, on the first of a trio of caminos.   Camino 1 – Ruta de la Lana (the wool route) (27 … Continue reading

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Walking the camino as a vegan

I first started eating a plant-based diet at the beginning of 2017, but wasn’t sufficiently committed to keep it up on my camino last year.  However, as soon as I returned home I jumped in 100% and haven’t wavered since. … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Variante Espiritual, Vilanova da Arousa to Santiago de Compostela 27 km by boat + 28 km walking

Today’s distance 28km (the extra 4 km involved walking around Santiago before I remembered to turn off the GPS) Elevation gain 488 m Elevation loss 235 m Total distance from Almería 1,496 km So, today we have a boat trip … Continue reading

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Camino Espiritual, Armenteira to Vilanova da Arousa 25 km

Today’s distance 25 km Elevation gain 144 m Elevation loss 385 m Total distance from Almería 1,468 km What a fabulous start to the day! The weather doesn’t look too promising but at least it is dry when we leave … Continue reading

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Camino Espiritual, Pontevedra to Armenteira 23 km

Today’s distance 23 km Elevation gain 589 m Elevation loss 331 m Total distance from Almería 1,443 km Although the rain held off for all of our walk yesterday it started in earnest as soon as we arrived and didn’t … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Coastal Route, Vigo to Pontevedra 37 km

Today’s distance 37 km Elevation gain 442 m Elevation loss 478 m Total distance from Almería 1,420 km We walked for 2.5 km to regain the camino track this morning. We took back streets, secret lanes, winding hills and finally … Continue reading

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Camino Portuguese Coastal Route, Ramallosa to Vigo 26 km

Today’s distance 26 km Elevation gain 198 m Elevation loss 177 m Total distance from Almería 1,383 km As we leave the albergue this morning the rain is pouring down, but soon it slows down and then it stops (momentarily!). … Continue reading

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