- June 18th, 2014
- Alvaiazere: Albergaria Pinheiro, €10 euros for a private room and shared shower
- Weather: A balmy 33 degrees
I’m in the zone, finally! I had a little sleep in and left the hostel at 5am. It was a delightful cool morning and with a spring in my step, I traversed along a lovely dirt trail with birds singing, wildflowers, peacocks, pigs, rabbits and 2 unfortunately for them, dead snakes.
I had obviously benefited from the rest day and I felt great walking, even with the extra weight of the 3.5 litres of water I was carrying. The cool morning, shaded walking, abundance of arrows, beautiful flowers and varied terrain through olive groves, past meadows, through eucalyptus forests (always reminds me of home), along cobbled roads… all combined to make this my favourite day of walking so far.
I stayed in Alvaiazere at Albergaria Pinheiro, €10 for a private room and shared shower.