Portugal
Valença

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23 travelers at this place:

  • Day20

    Rubiães

    September 17, 2017 in Portugal

    What a tough day walking up mountains on trails full of boulders, then no beds so we slept on the tile floor in the reception area, then no internet. It was good to have a warm dry place to sleep though as it was getting cold outside by 1:00pm. As we were eating dinner, about a kilometer away from the albergue, we started talking with the German lady sitting alone at the next table who was also staying in the albergue. She introduced herself as sybile and when she heard I was from Utah asked if I was Mormon. I responded that I was Catholic and walking for religious reasons as many people who walk are just on holiday. She said she was Anglican and also walking for religious reasons. She sure was shocked when I said Sybile Yates? I know her from the Camino forum and her husband is an Anglican priest. She lives in Santiago de Compostela and has two rooms for Pilgrims. I had no idea she was walking the Camino and was already planning to stay with her in Santiago. It turns out that she is leading a group of Pilgrims on their Camino to Santiago for two weeks and will be there the day before us.Read more

  • Day20

    Valença

    September 17, 2017 in Portugal

    It was very cold this morning and I was wearing three shirts as well as my hiking shorts and pants. It did warm up in a couple of hours fortunately. We had planned to go to Tui Spain today but the albergues have been full so we stopped in a less popular spot just two kilometers sooner in Valença Portugal on the south side of the river which is the border of Portugal and Spain. Plenty of room here and Dave's legs need a rest after climbing the mountain yesterday then cobblestones all day today. My legs are very tired and a little sore too but not too bad.

    Sybile happened to be at the same albergue as us as the group she is leading is staying in a hotel down the road. She told me there is a Catholic priest in here group who is saying mass tonight at a local church two kilometers away so I am going to mass at Santa Maria Dos Anjos tonight. (Holy Mary of the Angels) Tomorrow we go to Porriño.
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  • Day18

    P3D6 crossing borders 15/411km

    August 15 in Portugal

    800 after the breakfast we walked again to Valença, where we had coffee, beer and lot of port wine. We skipped the centre, where we were yesterday allready and went over the Portuguese- Spanish border to Tui.

  • Day6

    Tag Nummer 5

    May 9, 2015 in Portugal

    Hab durch meine mega Etappe heute meine Pilgerfreunde der letzten Tage hinter mir gelassen...bin schon gespannt, ob und wo ich sie wieder treffe!! Und wer mir sonst so über den Weg läuft ;-)
    Einige Eindrücke des heutigen Tages:

  • Day6

    Fast in Spanien

    May 9, 2015 in Portugal

    Bin heute ca. 34km gegangen...das war schon sehr heftig am Schluss!
    Bin um 18Uhr angekommen, jetzt noch den Hunger stillen und dann hinlegen!!! Die armen Glieder ausruhen :-)!!!
    Von hier aus sinds zu Fuß noch ca. 3km nach Spanien!

  • Day8

    Valenca

    June 1 in Portugal

    11 km

    Anreise mit dem Bus 🚍

    Altstadt angeschaut

    Meine Füße erholen sich langsam 👣

    Blick nach 🇪🇸 Spanien

    Eis gegessen und plötzlich kam die ☀️ durch 🙏
    ... und Ralf schlenderte an uns vorbei. Wir haben uns gefreut, ihn nochmal zu sehen und sind zusammen essen gegangen.

    Resümee des Tages:

    Irgendwas ist immer

    Manchmal trifft man sich auch mehrmals... im Leben

    ☀️Sonne ist Balsam für unsere Seele

    Ralfs Resümee der bisherigen Wanderung:
    Ich hatte schon Urlaube, in denen ich mehr Spaß hatte! ....... 😂
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  • Day12

    Sonnenschein. .. ein Traum ♡

    May 15, 2016 in Portugal

    Mit Sonnenschein bin ich heute nach Valenca begleitet worden. .. am Abend war die ganze Pilgerfamilie zum Essen von Sabina und mir eingeladen ... nach einem Großeinkauf kochten wir alle zusammen in einer wenig ausgestatteten Küche ;-) Pasta für Alle. .. aus 10 Personen wurden 13 ... ein toller Abend! !! Unvergesslich

  • Day7

    Auf nach Spanien

    May 10, 2015 in Portugal

    Es ist ein nebliger Tag....macht nix, die Sonne ist ja "just behind the clouds" :-D
    Schönen Tag euch allen!!! :-*

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Valença, Valenca

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