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About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon

It’s the little things

It’s the little things When you’re traveling in the developed world and particularly in the western world there are a lot if similarities. People are very similar, you might not know the language but very often you know the interaction.  … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Aveiro – Part 2

36 Hours in Aveiro – Part 2 I spent most of today taking pictures of architecture and all the amazing tiles. Did one of the gondola rides through the canals.  On the boat rode I got a glimpse of an … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Aveiro

36 Hours in Aveiro Day 1 I arrived this afternoon, 4 euro for a one hour train ride is pretty nice. They call Aveiro the Venice of Portugal due to the canals and gondolas that used to collect seaweed, and … Continue reading

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Porto – Day 2

Porto – Day 2 So I had a list that if completed would mean 8 miles walking up and down the giant hill that is Porto.  It’s a beautiful city, but damn the hill is a big one. I started … Continue reading

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Welcome to Porto

Welcome to Porto Rolled into Porto this afternoon, a very warm afternoon.  I took a minor siesta and then set out to explore Porto.  I headed down to the river, Porto is very hilly. Over the last few years, due … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

No Rest for the Wicked So last night was one of those cup issue nights. You know half empty, or half full?  You see there was a fiesta in the harbor last night.  So of course, there was a band, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the End of the World

Welcome to the End of the World I left Santiago de Campostela on a bus today for La Finestre, the emd of the world.  At least that’s what the ancient Pagans and the Romans thought.  This place is the end … Continue reading

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The Cathedral at Santiago de Campostela

The Cathedral at Santiago de Campostela So today I spent the day at the Cathedral in Santiago de Campostela the purported resting place of the apostle Saint James. The cathedral is a pretty amazing place. A tourist attraction, Christian holy … Continue reading

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Santiago de Campostela

Santiago de Campostela Santiago de Campostela is the finish point for Camino hikes.  It is the purported resting ground for the remains of the apostle St. James in its ornately decorated Cathedral. The city is packed full of religious themed … Continue reading

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Walking Gijon

Walking Gijon I wrote in my piece last night about winding down here in Gijon.  There are some interesting contrasts to Oviedo where I had previously been hanging out.  First, the obvious Gijon although only about 49 miles north of … Continue reading

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