Tag Archives: Portugal

The BEST 15 Reasons for visiting Portugal

This short film shows everything that Portugal epitomizes in the wonderful variety of attractions that this small country has to offer never ceasing to amaze those who visit here. The Monuments Architecture Artistic Tiles Culture World Heritage Nature Landscapes Portuguese … Continue reading

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Walking the Braga Route from Porto to Santiago Compostela

When local nature walking club, Terra Verde, decided to plan another walk to Santiago but this time passing through a lesser known route via Braga, I decided that I had to join them.  This walk would also take in the … Continue reading

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Discovering Beautiful Santiago de Compostela

Once a pilgrim has arrived into Santiago, it is impossible not to get completely engrossed in exploring this marvelous city on foot.  Santiago is the capital of Galicia and the old quarter was nominated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 10

After spending the night at a small hotel in Pontevedra, we all (80 trekkers) awoke to a greyish day to continue the second sector (Sunday) of our two day walk over the end of May weekend to our destination of Caldas de … Continue reading

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The Coastal Walk from Porto to Santiago Compostela – Part 9

Thanks to our Terra Verde friends, a group of 80 people once again gathered together for the 9th and 10th sectors of our coastal walk last month from Porto to Santiago de Compostela.  There was a huge air of excitement this … Continue reading

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Discovering One of Northern Portugal’s Secrets

There is a small and very charming village called Provesende, lying within the Douro demarcated wine region, in the county of Sabrosa (northern Portugal), which is an absolute must to visit.  Sabrosa incidently is the birthplace (cerca 1480) of the famous Portuguese … Continue reading

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Wandering the Streets of Porto

Last month the city of Porto was nominated “Best European Destination 2012” winning the title from over 19 major European cities and it has so much to offer!  Voting for this competition was online with the participation of over 210,000 … Continue reading

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