Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino de Santiago Final Stage – Sarria to Santiago

3 Apr , 2019  

Completion. Satisfaction. Sense of achievement. Many long distance walks provide these feelings. When you walk from one place with a destination in mind, then getting there and revelling in that achievement is a big part of the experience. If you want to have these feelings along with a bunch of strangers, many of whom are […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral Restoration 2019

1 Feb , 2019  

We have received word from our partners in Spain that now the exterior restroations have been completed to the glorious Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, that internal restoration has begun. The Cathedral is the end point for just about every variety of Camino and many pilgrims enjoyed taking the pilgrims mass inside the cathedral at […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino Frances – Stage 1 – St Jean Pied de Port to Logrono

30 Jan , 2019  

There are many pilgrimages throughout the world that inspire awe and provide space and time to detach yourself from modern life and focus on the internal for a while. The Shikoku Trail in Japan and the Inca Trail in Peru are outstanding examples of pilgrimages, but when it comes to the mightiest of all, you […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure

Which Camino is for you? Our “just for fun” quiz

5 Dec , 2018  

Many people refer to the “French way“, the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port on the French & Spanish border, as “the Camino”, but the Camino de Santiago is in fact a network of routes from all over Europe and beyond which lead to Santiago de Compostela. Try a fun quiz to find […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

4 Foods You’ll Eat on the Camino

26 Jan , 2018  

Enjoying coffee on the Camino Frances.

Food is usually one of my favorite parts of a walking tour. On the Final Stage of the Camino Frances, I got more than I bargained for with culinary treats that still have my mouth watering. Scrap those packed lunches and get those taste buds ready for some delicious Galician cuisine! Once you start walking […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Eating and Drinking on the Camino Frances – Sarria to Santiago

11 Dec , 2017  

I have recently joined a club whose alumni span centuries. Earlier this year I completed the final 100km of the Camino Frances, earning my Compostela from Santiago de Compostela cathedral. I could easily list through my personal highlights of the 7 Day walk, but I would ramble on for a long time (and probably will […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Essential Phrases for the Camino de Santiago

8 Dec , 2017  

Learning the local language will definitely improve the quality of your trip. Being able to interact with local people, even if it is just the pleasantries, will make all the difference and in Spain, if you try to speak a few words of Spanish, you will be rewarded for your efforts. We would suggest getting […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Eating and Drinking on the Camino de Santiago

8 Dec , 2017  

The route to Santiago is filled with wonder. There are sights and sounds to lose yourself in; there are glorious hills and ice-blue rivers and the most fantastic, generous and welcoming people.  There is no doubt that whatever stage of the Camino Frances you walk, you will enjoy your time on the route. While this […]

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#MacsMoment, Camino, Macs Adventure

#MacsMoment – Best of the Camino de Santiago 2017

5 Dec , 2017  

Macs Adventure’s annual photography competition, #MacsMoment, encourages people to send in photos of their trip that best emphasise what their adventure has been all about. It doesn’t require you to be the greatest photographer in the world, just to capture the moment and share it with fellow Macs Adventure customers. We have had a ton […]

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Camino, Kit Guide

What Should I Pack for the Camino de Santiago?

5 Dec , 2017  

What do I need to take on the Camino? As a general rule, no matter the distance and difficulty of your Camino, you should travel light. The less you carry the more you will enjoy the experience. Things to consider: Planning what to take with you will largely depend on your accommodation and whether you […]

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