I took the recommendation from my new friend Hoda, whom I met at the hostel in Aveiro, and changed course slightly to Salamanca, 20 miles south of Zamora, Spain. A lot has happened during this part of my journey. I’ve inadvertently pitched at a free campsite that I’d assumed was a stealth opportunity (I only … Continue reading 158 miles and 4 days
I made it to Viseu exhausted and feeling the drain of the previous days. I booked into a pretty cool little hostel by the name of AllGo, a family owned small hostel of high standard. I couldn’t wait to shower and change my clothes and once done I settled to bed early. Unfortunately I’d eaten … Continue reading The good people of Viseu.
Day 2: I wake at 06:30 to a mist over the surrounding hills and birdsong. After a night of waking repeatedly and suddenly realising where I am, I’ve not rested well and I can tell by the lack of energy. After 30 mins of panic and having to regain control of myself, I decide to … Continue reading The bottom’s dropped out the bracket!
So the big chunk of the journey (originally from Aveiro to Zamora) starts but I’ve been recommended Salamanca instead. Most of my preset journey virtually takes me in that direction so with 100’s of Km ahead I’m to follow that route for at least two days. There are lots of these view points half way … Continue reading Panicky planning attack!