Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 24/14 Ponte do Lima 16km

We left Jacinto and Fernanda Rodriques’ lovely place after an amazing free or donation breakfast. It was hard to wait until 7:30 as we are usually on the go by 6 a.m. We walked for nearly 10km and stopped at … Continue reading

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In Lugar At Last

Enjoyed the trails today and the hills werent really too bad. We had one time when we had to put on our ponchos. Legs and feet started to ache after 12. Stopped at two nice cafes and Yvonne helped Claus … Continue reading

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Barcelos by 11a.m. Without Rain

It has been so wet and cold for the past four days that I am grateful for cool and cloudy. We left the albergue de Peregrinos in Sao Pedro de Rates at 6:10a.m. For the most part glad to be … Continue reading

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Where In The World is The Albergue

After walking all morning in the downpours we were ready for a nap in the Albergue de Peregrinis de Sao Pedro de Rentes. When we arrived I was cold, damp and out of sorts. We were the first and hoped … Continue reading

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In an Ancient Monastery By Mistake

We were headed for Casa Da Laura. But it was completely full, we were told by Laura’s son. Laura drove us to the monastery. We had a huge room and only the two of us. It was built in 1006. … Continue reading

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Rest Day In Porto

It was difficult not throwing on the backpack this morning. The temperature had dropped to 14 degrees C and it is a good temperature for walking. But we had decided to be tourists today. We paid for an extra night … Continue reading

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Helped By A Good Samaritan on the Way to Porto

We had walked at 5:30 a.m. Out of Sao Joao da Madiera. We were doing a good clip and had sat for a while after 18+km. I saw a young man with two children come out of his house so … Continue reading

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