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Camino de Santiago

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A network of paths leading to a church holding the remains of St. James...

A network of paths leading to a church holding the remains of St. James (Santo Iago), the patron saint of Spain...

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Experience of a Lifetime

Not to be missed. It takes a long time, but to embark on this type of experience in life where we rely on things other than ourselves and what is familiar, to find gratitude in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 15, 2017
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Not to be missed. It takes a long time, but to embark on this type of experience in life where we rely on things other than ourselves and what is familiar, to find gratitude in the small things again, is critical. It is a sacred and protected space, a metaphor for life in every day. It will reset your soul,... More 

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Lummi Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Having walked two routes of the Camino, French Route and Northern route, I believe it should be on everyones bucket list. So if you have the time to do the entire route I would highly recommend it. It will change your life, bring a new sense of what is important in this world, enrich you with wonderful scenery and new... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

This is a questions I have been asked many times and having covered various stages over a period of a few years (yes, I have the Camino bug!) one of my favourite months for walking the Camino is June. I was between Astorga and Sarria with my 2 fabulous girlfriends and had a fantastic experience, the weather was ideal for... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

I have travelled a lot, but did not have anything comapared to the experience which I have got on the Camino. It is unusual, it is spiritual, it is wonderful and I am very happy that I have made it. In 30 days, we went from SJPDP to Finestre and it was one of the best days in my life.... More 

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Ciudad de Mexico, México
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

"Buen Camino" is a phrase that gets more sense after some kilometers walking aparently alone, but always surounded by pilgrims from all around the world. It does not matter the reason you choose to do it, El Camino de Santiago has a personal meaning and very unique answers for everyone. I found people doing it for loosing weight, some others... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

this was one of the best experience we have done. thansk to Dawn and Glennyce from Australia. the company great and the overall experience just fantastic, we will do it again but next time from Porto in Portugal.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

This trial was designed for those on foot. Some operators like SaddleSkedaddle pass this route off as for both walker and cyclist. Warning, the descents can be lethal with little room for escape, loose stones under the wheel and a very hard landing. If doing the trail, do as the pilgrims always have - walk it.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

It was business as usual this autumn on both the French Camino from O Cebreiro as well as on the Portuguese Camino from Tui. It will be interesting to see how the season kicks off next year as there have been some important changes on both ways, with other minor changes panned for 2017. Both Survival Guidebooks for the Camio... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We walked from Ages, through Burgos and on through Pallencia to Sahagun with six days of walking. This is one of the most rural, remote areas of the Camino through the Meseta. This time of year the fields are full of wildflowers and very beautiful. The villages we stayed in were tiny. This section of the Camino is well worth... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

This was a trip that my wife and I had been planning to do for the past few years, after retiring earlier this year our opportunity arrived. We planned our itinerary,booked our accommodation(booking.com) and baggage forwarding(Camino facile) before leaving home. Everything went without a hitch. This is a great walk but you do need to be prepared.You need to be... More 

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