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Day 7 on the Portuguese Way

We are walking 19 klm  today along the Portuguese Way Up an incline, down through the pines along narrow lanes abundant with maize and vines. We walked 8kms and then stopped for a coffee, which was our first destination. We set off again without hesitation our feet get weary, our boots clamber on, we will conquer this walk with our determination. We arrive [….]

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Day 6 On the Portuguese Way

  Up bright and early after a fantastic dinner last night at Mauro restaurant on the Redondela waterfront. An incredible feast of seafood, shrimps, razor clams and sea bass cerviche. Only one person was able to finish the entrecot, brilliant. Fantastic atmosphere and service.  The troops began stamping at Redondela and then sallied forth along the way on Day 6. [….]

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Day 5 on the Portuguese Way

Another crisp morning as we set off from our hotel.  Delicious sunshine, friendly scarecrows and a dreaming white cat, as we pass by fields on the way to Mos.  Autumn leaves falling beside the stream. First stop in Mos for a delicious coffee served with homemade cakes. We pass by a Roman milestone and amazing edible macrolipiota mushrooms.  Hens and [….]

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Day 3 of the Portuguese Way

We left Ponte de Lima and drove to Rubiães, where we started day 3 of our Camino. On our hike we encountered a farmer herding sheep, we travelled through some wonderful villages and scenery, stopping at bars and cafes for much appreciated breaks. We arrived at the historic walled town of Valencia, which we all enjoyed, before crossing the border [….]

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2nd Day on the Portuguese Way

Today we walked from Ponte de Lima to Ponte de Lima the hard way via Rubiaes. We all made it and I think we all felt finally like we were pilgrims on the Camino. Whether it was easy or hard work for you, bon caminho everyone!! According to Anton this 18.6km was the hardest part of the Portuguese Way and [….]

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Lisbon Spain

We landed in Lisbon and our feet did not hit the ground for the whole day.  Lisbon is a beautiful well planned city which is very easy to navigate the wide boulevards that run down to the river. The small narrow cobblestone streets are lined with restaurants, cafes and of course pastry shops where you can taste the famous Portuguese [….]

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Camino de Santiago- Congratulations

Congratulations to 3 very strong ladies who yesterday completed part of the Way of St James from Leon to Santiago de Compostela. Lyn Taylor’s Adventure Travel group of 14 women departed Australia today for Spain and Portugal where they will hike the Portuguese Way from Porto to Santiago de Compostela 170klm in 9 days. The intense prep training has put [….]

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