• Day1

    Faro to Albufeira - 27/31km

    July 29, 2018 in Portugal ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    5km on a nice promenade in Quarteira - I had some apricots and a mulberry ice cream. Than along and on the beach again - but this time full with tourists - nothing compared with the nice quiet morning walk. One short swim (the water was quite cold - maybe like January in Malta ) and a small snack at one of the beaches.
    At the end the walk become little bit challenging - the sandy beach changed to a rocky one and it wasn't always easy to find a way, especially with the coming high water. At 1600 l arrived at my booked hostel 'wish & stay' in Albufeira - 18e - dormitory for 15p with triple beds! Fortunately I arrived first and could choose one of the lower beds.
    Only 27 km for the first day, so quite a relaxing day.

    I decided that I have enough of the crowded beaches and will go to the north - I would have to take a train back to Tunes anyway, if I follow the coast further. So I booked a room in a pension in São Bartolomeu de Messines - 25e. From there I'll take a train to Lisbon on Tuesday - buying the online ticket (18.5e) wasn't so easy because the pages of Portuguese railways are only in Portuguese (my thanks to google translator).
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