Viana do Castelo to Caminha Distance: 27 km Accommodation: Bom Caminha Albergue This was a day of two halves and one I would remember for quite some time. After a fantastic sleep at Alex Point, I woke at 7am. I stuck my head out the window to witness heavy rain falling accompanied with winds. I saw... Continue Reading →
Camino Portugués 2023 – Day 2 – Vila do Conde to Fao.
Vila do Conde to Fao Distance: 23.5km Albergue: The Spot Ofir Hostel A solitary walk today and a return to an albergue I stayed in last year, so I was very much in my element. I had a super sleep and was woken by Estelle and Hector who were busily making breakfast in the kitchen.... Continue Reading →
Camino Portugués 2023 – Day 1 – Porto to Vila do Conde
April 9th 2023 - Day 1 Porto to Vila do Conde Distance: 31km Albergue: Laranjal Guesthouse I had no expectations about today. Last year's walk had shown me what "not" to do. So I wanted to take things easy and enjoy the day. And I think I did that. I woke as the reasonable hour... Continue Reading →
Camino Portugués Coastal 2023 – Porto
April 8th 2023 – Day 0 - Travel dayDublin to Porto via Lisbon It was an early start leaving Dublin, as most Ryanair flights tend to be. I arrived at Terminal 1, Dublin Airport at 5.30am yawning bound for Lisbon Airport. My destination was Porto though. It would be a long day but I would... Continue Reading →