Preso camino 2013 Orbis Fund raising
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Preso camino 2013 Orbis Fund raising
The Way of St James El Camino de Santiago
Follow The Camino Irish company part of One Foot Abroad Ltd Setup in 2006 Based near St James gate, Dublin Multilingual team 97% Customer Satisfaction Largest network of hotels and services
History James, son of Zebedee, apostle, transfiguration Executed in 44AD His remains sailed to the north west of Spain Buried in a hill of Galicia Re-discover around 820AD by Pelayo
1st European Heritage Trail 3rd place of pilgrimage for Catholics Up to 1 Million of pilgrims a year in medieval times1st guidebook written ever: Codex Calixtinus (12th Century) 200,000 pilgrims recorded last year
The Camino today...
The French Way Most popular route 748km 34 walking days (36 days/35 nights) 8 sections St Jean Pied de Port, Pamplona, Logrono, Burgos, Sahagun, Leon, Ponferrada, Sarria and Santiago
Your Pilgrim Certificate For people who have reached Santiago: Walking 100km Cycling 200km Horse riding 200km
How to get thereFly to Santiago from London with stop-over in Madrid Fly direct from London to A Coruña + transfer
Terrain• Mountains: Cold and dry• Central plateau: Dry and hot• Coast and Galicia: mild and wet
Weather• Approx Coast• Approx Inland
Why use our services Our Local knowledge Our Service•Expertise and knowledge of the •Outstanding Customer Servicesground •Multi-Lingual Operational Team•More than 1,200 accommodations •Advice & customisationrecorded •Office opened 7 days•Local assistance 24/7 •48h response guarantee Why Our Pack is better Our Products•Half board, accommodation •Packages fully customizabletransport, Pilgrim Passport •Immediate quotes•Scallop Shell •Group packages•Walking Notes, maps •Best rate quality comfort vs price•24/7 helpline
Testimonials “It was an amazing experience. Hotels and other arrangements were excellent. Food was extraordinary!” Algie Mannion, Ireland. “The priest who stamped our ‘Credentials’ commented in broken English that they were the best he had seen.” James Duffie, Ireland. “The walks were amazing and views stunning – we certainly will hope to do further walks.” Esther O’Callaghan, Ireland. “All queries are dealt with promptly and pleasantly. The organisers go out of their way to be helpful, right down to calling just before the holiday to wish us well.” Lynn Cowlard, Australia.
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