Back to the Camino Portugués de la Costa

Boy, did I plan this in advance? I usually leave the flights or whatever until after Christmas but if you read my last post I had been doing a little bit of planning for next Camino. I have decided to walk from Porto along the Coastal Path and hopefully arrive in Santiago within 2 weeks. …

Continue reading Back to the Camino Portugués de la Costa

Camino Portugués – September 2019 – Where did I stay?

Lisbon - Hostel do Castelo Lisboa  - map / bookingAlverca do Ribatejo - Hospedaria Alfa 10 - map / gronze / web / fbAzambuja - Albergue Abrigo do Peregrino da Azambuja - map / gronze / fb Santarém - N1 Hostel Apartments and Suites - map / gronze / facebook / video of Santarém Golegã …

Continue reading Camino Portugués – September 2019 – Where did I stay?

Caminho Portugués – My walk from Lisbon

The plan on returning from Porto was to write a daily account until my final stage in Agueda. Well, as the inactivity on this blog can show, that clearly didn't happen. I had one post written and my mind went on strike! It's not that I didn't enjoy the Camino. It was quite the opposite. …

Continue reading Caminho Portugués – My walk from Lisbon

Camino Portugués – Lisbon to Alverca do Ribatejo – Day 1

Distance: 34.2 kmHostel: Hospedaria Alfa 10 I don't know if it was the excitement or that French guy's snoring, but I had little sleep before I left Lisbon. I had been looking forward to this day for some time now and it didn't disappoint. Leaving Lisbon behind wasn't a major cause of concern for me, …

Continue reading Camino Portugués – Lisbon to Alverca do Ribatejo – Day 1

Camino Portugués – Dublin To Lisbon – Day 0

After a month of to-ing and fro-ing with the podiatrist, I wasn't sure this Camino was going to happen. However, after getting the go-ahead from the podiatrist the week prior, my mind was put at ease. I still had over 300 km to walk. The morning of the flight was an early one. I woke …

Continue reading Camino Portugués – Dublin To Lisbon – Day 0

Caminho Portugues from Lisbon – First Thoughts

My Camino from Lisbon has been and passed. I arrived back in Dublin yesterday afternoon with fine weather. I left having walked 345 kms over 11 days from Lisbon in the south of Portugal, to Agueda further north. I caught a train to Porto the following day, stayed the night and few home. But not …

Continue reading Caminho Portugues from Lisbon – First Thoughts