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Day 4: Porto Covo to Vila Nova de Milfontes

Breakfast was early today (7:30) and we enjoyed a nice variety of foods and even a proper coffee. Packed a sandwich for lunch today. We checked out and because we had some trouble with our key, the receptionist, Anna, gave us gifts of handmade cigar holders with corks (Not exactly sure what they are really but that’s the best we can come up with). We hit the trail (or the beach, rather) and were immediately Continue reading “Day 4: Porto Covo to Vila Nova de Milfontes”

Day 1: Santiago do Cacém to Moinhos do Paneiro

We woke to a very foggy morning.  We had a great breakfast at 8:00 and then relaxed until around 10:00 when the fog was a little lighter.  We were thankful we had visited the castle yesterday as we were not able to see it from our hotel window this morning. The path was quiet but wet and muddy as it had rained in the night. The “sticky mud” was annoying and added an inch to our height. Continue reading “Day 1: Santiago do Cacém to Moinhos do Paneiro”