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We’ve been really lucky with the weather in northern Spain these past few weeks, but it can’t last forever. It’s time to head south for the winter! We’ve started our southern migration to Morocco with a 6-day transit to the coast of Portugal. Read on to hear about all the awesome places we couldn’t visit along the way.

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Bruno and I recently celebrated our second wedding anniversary with a fabulously unplanned day in southern Portugal. To celebrate our anniversary with all of you, we’re sharing our love of travel by doing a giveaway! We’re offering the chance to win a promo code for a City Walks app with GPSmycity. You’ll get a fully-detailed map and loads of self-guided walks for the city of your choice. Start planning your next trip by reading this blog post!

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A meetup on the coast of northern Spain with our two Basque overlander friends, Josu and Ana, wasn’t just a fun reunion. It also helped to illuminate some of our early experiences in Spain, including: our visit to Pamplona, the Basque festival we accidentally crashed in Durango, our overnight in the fishing village of Lekeitio, and our jaunt to Basque Country’s biggest city, Bilbao.

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The continuing saga of our Camino de Santiago, including an update on the blister situation and a few new challenges. Included in this blog post is an explanation of why we stopped walking, afterthoughts on the journey, and whether or not we recommend walking the Camino. There are also a few practical tips for those preparing to become pilgrims, like useful websites, packing tips, dealing with albergues, and designing realistic daily steps.

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