The most important religious building in Porto, the cathedral was built on the highest point of the city in the Morro da Sé district. As one of Porto’s oldest districts, many say this area is the most genuine part of the city which is reflected in the kind nature of the residents. Overlooking the Rio […]
24 Hours In Vila Praia De Ancora On The Portuguese Camino De Santiago
Vila Praia De Ancora, Portugal is a little city located on the Atlantic Ocean and a favoured stopping point on the Portuguese Coastal Camino de Santiago. Nestled in a valley, the city is protected from strong winds by the Serra D’Arga hills to the north, and the Monte Santa Luzia to the south. The city […]
24 Hours In Caminha On The Portuguese Camino De Santigo
Caminha on the Portuguese Coastal Camino De Santiago has a little of everything: white, sandy beaches, a quaint medieval town, surrounded by a backdrop of lush, green hills, not forgetting the Minho Estuary that begins at Caminha. Caminha played a historical role in the defence of northern Portugal against Spain. The town is fortified with […]
24 Hours In Vila Nova De Cerveira On The Portuguese Camino De Santiago.
Vila Nova De Cerveira is a small town/large village on the Portuguese Coastal Camino de Santiago. Nestled on the backs of the Rio Minho in northern Portugal (just across the border from Spain), there is something magical about Vila Nova De Cerveira. Perhaps its the random art and sculptures dotted around the town or the […]
24 Hours In Santiago De Compostela.
Santiago de Compostela is the endpoint of every Camino and the prized destination for every pilgrim This is a beautiful city with a great history and culture to match. There is so much to see and do in Santiago and many pilgrims choose to spend an extra few days to soak up the atmosphere before […]
Camino de Santiago. I Do It For The Love.
After a particularly hard couple of days during one of my Camino de Santiago walks, a social media follower reached out and asked me “What are you doing this for? My reply? My reply was “I do it for the love!” I’m quite certain she thought I was a little crazy. Who walks hundreds of […]
Autumn Camino De Santiago. The Feira Franca Festival In Pontevedra.
In the first week of September every year, the town of Pontevedra turns back the clock 500 years to celebrate their medieval festival, the Feira Franca. Feira Franca can be traced back to the year 1467, when King Henry IV bestowed upon Pontevedra the right to hold a tax free open market for one month, […]