CAMINO DE SANTIAGO – CAMINO FRANCÉS – ETAPA 11. THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES – FRENCH WAY – STAGE 11

We left “El Acebo” behind and descended to “Ponferrada”. We had to be extremely cautious in this section, because there were many steep slopes along the way, sharp curves and some traffic. But still, we are enjoying the views. The descend gets smoother on the way to “Molinaseca”, where the Baroque Sanctuary of Virgen de…

TURKEY: Hiking Saint Paul’s Trail from Yalvaç to Egirdir

“The world without visas: Around the world with Valery Shanin” The campaign on the site of the Saint Paul’s Trail from Yalvaç to Egirdir became the next stage of The World without Visas project. Within which Valery Shanin travels only around the countries, visa-free for Russians. On this travel, his fellow traveler was Sergey Oskolkov…

TURKEY: Saint Paul Trail

THE WORLD WITHOUT VISAS Turkey is not only beaches and hotels with all inclusive. In this country there are mountains and rivers, ancient ruins and forests, friendly locals and orchards. The best way to see it all at once — walk on the hiking trail. The trail of St. Paul starts near Antalya. It was…

Jonathan Beasley, St. Mary’s County, MD Tourism

St. Mary’s County – REAL PEOPLE – Jonathan Beasley [music] BEASLEY>>I was the first person in 200 years that was not born in Tennesee in my family. Men don’t stop to ask directions. My dad was going duck hunting with a friend of his from Calvert County, didn’t stop to ask direction and ended up…

Michelle Combs Radez St. Mary’s County Tourism

St. Mary’s County – REAL PEOPLE – Michelle Combs Radez [music] I had read in a magazine about another women doing something very similar, having a barn sale, and so I decided to try it out. I was young and kind of naive, I just thought, “yeah, it’ll work out. I’ll do a good job…

El poble en festes

THE FESTIVALS Due to its heritage, Xeresa owns a rich religious tradition. Local festivities take place at summertime and venerate Saints featuring Saint Rafael, Saint Isidore, the Holy Trinity, the Virgin of Carmen, the Virgin Mary of Sorrows and the patron saint, Saint Antonio de Padua. During the Festivals, the village is decorated, people celebrate…