Tag Archives: Porto

Bussing around Porto

The breakfast spread at Gallery Hostel this morning was as good as most hotels.   I ate muesli with soy milk, fresh fruit salad and a small roll with jam. Way more than I needed. Then I watched a chap … Continue reading

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Limping around Porto

Not having tested the extent of my mobility for FOUR WEEKS, I somewhat guiltily booked myself ‘special assistsnce’ on my flight from Málaga to Porto. The easyJet employee I spoke to was extremely helpful and supportive and upgraded my booking … Continue reading

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Listen and learn

Who knew? (A lot of you probably, but not me.)  Already three weeks since the sudden end to my camino and I am still using a crutch to get around.  Three weeks!!  At first I thought I would be fit … Continue reading

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Day 18, Grijó to Porto, 17 km

19 May 2014 This morning began just as strangely as last night ended. I had mentioned to the young woman carer that we would like to leave between 6:30-7:00 am and she said she would tell her colleague to open … Continue reading

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Planning the Portuguese

I am flying into Lisbon, Portugal, on 30 April 2014 and will be setting off on the camino Portuguese on either the 1st or 2nd of May. I am travelling alone and don’t expect to see many other pilgrims on … Continue reading

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