Podcast Season 3

Podcast Season 3

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This season, Nick, Wendy and our guest Darin discuss their 2022 walks including the Rota Vicentina, the Caminho Português Interior, the Camino Sanabrés, the Camino del Salvador and the last part of the Caminho Português Central.

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Season 3: Caminos and More

Episode 3.1 – The Rota Vicentina

The third season of our podcast is called ‘Caminos and More’ and we begin with the ‘more’: the Rota Vicentina in southwest Portugal. In this episode, Nick and Wendy discuss their 10-day journey on this stunning coastal walking trail. 

Episode 3.2 – Viseu and the Caminho Português Interior

As they prepare to begin walking the Caminho Português Interior, Nick and Wendy discuss their expectations for this off-the-beaten-track camino. They also give their impressions of Viseu, the city that serves as the starting point for the CPI.  

Episode 3.3 – CPI: Rural Portugal and the Douro Valley

Nick and Wendy check in from the Caminho Português Interior and talk about the first half of the camino. In particular, they discuss the practicalities and highlights of the trail, including broom flowers, stepping stone bridges and the Douro Valley.

Episode 3.4 – CPI: Beyond the Mountains

Nick and Wendy talk about their experiences and highlights on the second half of the Caminho Português Interior, including the city of Chaves and some interesting ‘wildlife’. Finally, they wrap up the CPI and compare it with other caminos.

Episode 3.5 – Sanabrés Alternatives

As they continue towards Santiago, Nick and Wendy join an alternative route of the Camino Sanabrés. As part of this alternative, they have one of the most fascinating experiences they’ve ever had on the Camino de Santiago.

Episode 3.6 – Ourense, Covid, and the Last 100km

As their pilgrimage nears its end, Nick and Wendy are delayed by a positive Covid test in Ourense but after isolating, they resume the Camino Sanabrés and joyfully walk into Santiago for the fifth time.


While you’re waiting for the rest of the Season 3 episodes, check out the first two seasons of our Camino de Santiago podcast!