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Towns Along the Way – Navarra #2

We continue on our journey… Uterga (map) – 710 kms to Santiago. Uterga is the first town you arrive at after descending the Alto de Perdón. The descent can be perilous at times, especially during bad weather. I remember walking into the village in September 2014 and initially spotting its large town hall. It must be …

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Ireland and the Camino..

From 2017 I went along to a talk given by Turlough o’Donnell of the Camino Society Ireland entitled “The Irish and the Camino de Santiago: 800 Years of History” as part of the Dublin History Festival. During the hour or so, Turlough talked about how Irish pilgrims made their way to Santiago through the ages, …

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