The Via Algarviana: Vaqueiros to Cachopo

Dona Rita was determined we were not going to starve today. Having been asked if we would like a packed lunch and using our patchy language skills to respond enthusiastically, we were presented with enormous cheese sandwiches and two oranges. … Continued

The Via Algarviana: heading to Portugal

Unlike the Spanish, the Portuguese are not known for their great love of walking. In fact, until we headed to the Algarve, our only experience of walking in the country was back in July 2011 when we were staying in … Continued