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Preso camino 2013 Orbis Fund raising


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Preso camino 2013 Orbis Fund raising

  1. 1. The Way of St James El Camino de Santiago
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. The Camino today...
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Your Credential
  8. 8. Your Pilgrim Certificate For people who have reached Santiago: Walking 100km Cycling 200km Horse riding 200km
  9. 9. How to get thereFly to Santiago from London with stop-over in Madrid Fly direct from London to A Coruña + transfer
  10. 10. Terrain• Mountains: Cold and dry• Central plateau: Dry and hot• Coast and Galicia: mild and wet
  11. 11. Weather• Approx Coast• Approx Inland
  12. 12. Our Services
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. Thank you and please do ask questions