Tag Archives: Way of St. James

Walking the Braga Route from Porto to Santiago Compostela

When local nature walking club, Terra Verde, decided to plan another walk to Santiago but this time passing through a lesser known route via Braga, I decided that I had to join them.  This walk would also take in the … Continue reading

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Discovering Beautiful Santiago de Compostela

Once a pilgrim has arrived into Santiago, it is impossible not to get completely engrossed in exploring this marvelous city on foot.  Santiago is the capital of Galicia and the old quarter was nominated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – FINAL Leg

Our final leg for the 12th Sector of our Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela had finally come!   In a two day planned weekend, we would do our final walk of 19 kms on Saturday and then Sunday be left … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 11

Caldas de Reys was the starting point for the 11th sector of our walk organized by our friends at Terra Verde and on arrival some of us just couldn’t go without quickly bathing our feet in the thermal spring waters … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 10

After spending the night at a small hotel in Pontevedra, we all (80 trekkers) awoke to a greyish day to continue the second sector (Sunday) of our two day walk over the end of May weekend to our destination of Caldas de … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 9

Thanks to our Terra Verde friends, a group of 80 people once again gathered together for the 9th and 10th sectors of our coastal walk last month from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.  There was a huge air of excitement this … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 8

Terra Verde grouped a total of 88 people together, on a beautiful fresh morning last month, for the 8th sector of our walk from Porto to Santiago de Compostela. This sector, in Spain, from Vigo to Redondela would prove to … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 7

The start of a truly spectacular day greeted our 80 participants last Saturday morning at around 7.00 a.m., when we got underway for the 7th Sector from Baiona to Seixo (Vigo) following the coastal route.  This time, rather than going through Caminha (closer … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 6

February had been particularly dry and quite mild here in Portugal and it was exactly this sort of weather that we faced on February 26th for the 6th sector of our walk – Oia to Baiona in Spain. Once again our … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 5

An extremely icy and early morning start from Porto at 7.00 a.m. wasn’t the slightest deterrent for the 115 participants and our new 4 legged participant Nino, in Terra Verde’s 5th sector of the Coastal Walk, which this time promised … Continue reading

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