Synopses & Reviews
Updated maps and photos highlight this latest edition of the comprehensive guidebook to the Camino Portugués, with all the information needed by modern pilgrims wishing to walk the unique route to Santiago that was used by Queen Isabel of Portugal. Overview route planners, plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans, help sojourners with as much advance preparation as needed. The redone maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on pilgrim hostels and other accommodations allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. For travelers who wish to walk the coast of Portugal, this volume has been expanded to cover the entire pilgrimage from Lisbon to Porto to Santiago.
About the Author
John Brierley is a former chartered surveyor who promotes business sabbaticals and pilgrimages as a way to reappraise life's purpose. He is the author of several collections of maps and guides to the Camino de Santiago and the Camino Portugués.