How popular is the camino?

How popular is the camino?

In the middle ages something like a quart of a million people walked the Camino from their homes.  They would cross Europe and head for Santiago De Compostela and then turn around and walk home again. It was a

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Football fabulous

Football fabulous

Visited Lugo FC stadium Forza Lugo. Very welcoming club in league two.  The pitch and stadium look terrific and the interview area by the main reception is great!  I'm in.  A signed on Lugo fan. Very welcoming club in

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Mallett in Muxia

Mallett in Muxia

It’s the other end of the earth.  They are 20 miles apart.  And pilgrims tend to have a favourite.  Finisterre for the Lighthouse and cape.  Muxia for the Chapel and the waves.  It is relentless, with the sea smashing and

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To the end of the earth

To the end of the earth

The Romans called it finis Terra the end of the earth.  To them it was clear there was nothing out there except sea and death.  Many pilgrims since the earliest days of this pilgrimage have continued the extra 100

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Gorgeous Galicia

Gorgeous Galicia

It’s the bit at the top end of Spain that is utterly different from the rest of the country.  It has its own language, its own customs, and definitely its own weather.  It also had its own topography and

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