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Author: Melissa Haun

The Hardest Part of Walking the Camino Portugués Alone

January 14, 2020

There was always a harder day, a worse moment to come, all the way up until my last full day of walking… which I suppose you could call the hardest part if I have to pick one.

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Pilgrimage for One, Please: What it’s Like to Walk the Camino Alone

December 16, 2019

Let’s be honest: the walk itself is the heart of the experience. While many people pass the time by linking up with others and talking as they go, I decided early on to be an anti-social pilgrim.

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Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves

September 5, 2019

When people ask me about Portugal, they always want to know if I prefer Lisbon or Porto. My answer? Neither. I love both cities, but I’d rather spend my time in between them. Right in the middle of Portugal’s Atlantic coast, on the very edge of continental Europe, lie some of my favorite places in […]

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What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast

August 20, 2019

A lot of people ask about the best places to visit in Portugal, and of course, it depends on what you want out of your trip. But there’s one town that I never fail to mention. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, enjoy incredible views, or surf some of the world’s best waves, […]

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