Spirit of the Camino
2.11 - Camino Finisterre

2.11 - Camino Finisterre

September 23, 2021

Nick and Wendy complete their coast-to-coast camino by walking to Finisterre (Fisterra). They reflect on arriving at the end of the earth and look back on their whole camino experience that started 60 days earlier on the south coast of Portugal. Buen camino!

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2.10 - Caminho da Geira e dos Arrieros

2.10 - Caminho da Geira e dos Arrieros

September 16, 2021

In the last stage of their journey to Santiago, Nick and Wendy walk the Caminho da Geira e dos Arrieros. In this episode they talk about the highlights of this unknown camino, from the Roman road to the scenery to the amazing welcome they received. They also discuss the joys of Galician weather and finally meeting some pilgrims. Bom caminho!

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2.9 - Camino Torres

2.9 - Camino Torres

September 9, 2021

As they continue their journey to Santiago, Nick and Wendy discuss the highlights (and lowlights!) of the eight days they spent walking the Camino Torres from Trancoso to Braga. Bom caminho!

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2.8 - Caminho Nascente Highlights

2.8 - Caminho Nascente Highlights

September 2, 2021

After arriving in Trancoso at the end of the Caminho Nascente, Nick and Wendy discuss the highlights of this fabulous camino and reveal their plan for continuing to Santiago. Bom caminho!

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2.7 - The Beiras

2.7 - The Beiras

August 25, 2021

Nick and Wendy talk about walking through The Beiras on the Caminho Nascente. This region is full of mountains, historical villages and, most importantly, cherries! Bom caminho!

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2.6 - Special Places

2.6 - Special Places

August 18, 2021

Nick and Wendy talk about special accommodation options on the Caminho Nascente, including five start-up albergues where the spirit of the camino is on full display, as well as a castle-hotel and convent-hotel at the other end of the spectrum. Bom caminho!

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2.5 - Local Traditions

2.5 - Local Traditions

August 12, 2021

In this episode, Nick and Wendy talk about the local traditions they experienced on camino in the Alentejo related to song, wine, food, cork and pottery. Bom caminho!

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2.4 - Villages of the Alentejo

2.4 - Villages of the Alentejo

August 2, 2021

The focus region of the Caminho Nascente is the Alentejo. In this episode, Nick and Wendy talk about walking through remote villages in this fascinating part of Portugal. Bom caminho! 

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2.3 - Islamic Heritage

2.3 - Islamic Heritage

July 26, 2021

Nick and Wendy talk about the Islamic heritage that they encountered during the first few stages of the Caminho Nascente in southern Portugal, especially in the town of Mértola. Bom caminho! 

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2.2 - Walking in the Algarve

2.2 - Walking in the Algarve

July 19, 2021

Nick and Wendy describe being on pilgrimage in the Algarve, Portugal's most famous tourist region, during the first four stages of the Caminho Nascente. Bom caminho! 

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