Portuguese Coastal Route Day 12 – Arrival Santiago de Compostela

Day 12 of our Portuguese Coastal Route adventure had us wrap up our roughly 180-mile journey at the famous cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. The famous Cathedral was consecrated in…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 11 – Caldas de Reis to Padrón

Day 11 of our Portuguese Coastal Route adventure had us covering an easy 12.4 miles to Padrón, Spain. The number of pilgrims we came across while walking increased considerably. Although…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 10 – Pontevedre to Caldas de Reis

On Day 10 of our Portuguese Coastal Route, my aunt and I hiked from Pontrevedre to Caldas de Reis (about 14 miles). Pontrevedre is definitely a town I’d love to…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 9 – Redondela to Pontevedra

Day 9 of our pilgrimage on the Portuguese Coastal Route had us traveling 12.4 miles, from Redondela to Pontrevedra. It was a splendid day to walk. The weather could not…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 8 – Vigo to Redondela

Day 8 of the Portuguese Coastal Route saw us travel from Vigo to Redondela. The distance (10 miles to our lodging) was the shortest we had traveled between Porto and…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 7 – Baiona to Vigo

Day 7 of the Portuguese Coastal Route on the Camino de Santiago saw us travel from Baiona to Vigo. The February weather continued to be perfect for hiking. Vigo is…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 6 – From Portugal Into Spain

Day 6 of the Portuguese Coastal Route saw us crossing from Caminha, Portugal, into Baiona, Spain. The day was meaningful on multiple levels. It’s always exciting to enter a new…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 5 – Carreço to Caminha

Day 5 of our Portuguese Coastal Route took us from Carreço to Caminha, the final town in Portugal before crossing into Spain. A Rainy Day of Walking It had rained…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route Day 4 – Amorosa to Carreço

Day Four of our Portuguese Coastal Route took us 15 miles, from Amorosa to Carreço. As fate would have it, it was both Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day. Ash Wednesday…

Read More

Portuguese Coastal Route – Day 3 – Aguçadoura to Amorosa

Day three of our pilgrimage on the Portuguese Coastal Route of the Camino de Santiago took us from Aguçadoura to Amorosa. Funnily, that wasn’t the plan. Our intended destination had…

Read More