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Additional information on Via de la Plata

Hi all Last Saturday, November 27, 2010 I made a presentation on my Via de la Plata experiences to the annual general meeting of the Company of Canadian Pilgrims. I shared with the audience some sources of information which I … Continue reading

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Musings of a Peregrino on the Camino de Santiago

I walked the Camino de Santiago for the first time in May 2008 along the Frances route. My principal reason for making the journey was to cope with mixed emotions about retiring from a very satisfying career in the Royal … Continue reading

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Notes Bill Beahen’s Via de la Plata Journey September – October 2010

 These day by day observations are intended to provide specific information which may be helpful to future camino walkers. If there are no prices mentioned for albergues or restaurants you may assume that they are acceptably low. For meals I … Continue reading

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Adios for now.

Hi All Tomorrow I begin my trip back to Canada although with one overnight in Madrid. When I get back and have had a chance to catch up with my life and loved ones I will be adding more information … Continue reading

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Happenings in Santiago!!!HawI J

Hi All Yesterday I went to the officina del peregrinos to get my compostela (certificate of completion of the camino granted when you produce your credentiale stamped each day proving you walked). All along the way I heard rumours that … Continue reading

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So happy to be in Santiago! I

Hi All I just arrived at my hotel in Santiago and it is beautiful and at a very good rate. I wanted to let you all know that I was safe and sound. For all those who walked the Camino … Continue reading

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Safe and happy in Silleda – two days from Santiago!

Hi All I have been incommunicado for a few days due to small villages with no internet. Journey continues to be a constant joy. The walk out of Orense to Cea although only about 23 kms turned out to be … Continue reading

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