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: Furnazinhas to Vaqueiros

We might well end up paying the price for yesterday’s unnecessary extra miles because the Via Algarviana describes today’s 20 km section to Vaqueiros as ‘steep’. Two days into our Algarve expedition and we have been taken aback at how … Continued