Two years ago I started planning to do the Portuguese Way of the Camino de Santiago, but “chickened out” thinking I wasn’t ready for it. I ended up spending those days at Trás-Os-Montes (probably my favorite region in Portugal), assuming I’d left the Camino behind for a while. I quickly found out that wasn’t the case, as I discovered I was right in a route that goes through the Montesinho Natural Park (later found out it’s an alternative to the Silver Route that ends up joining the Sanabrese Way). I don’t believe in signs, but this has been a small motivation ever since.
This year was the time to finally do it, and @anitados7oficios and @genio7gram joined me in it. Slowly and steady we managed to walk the 160km from Ponte de Lima to Santiago de Compostela, sit down in the middle of Praza do Obradoiro and stare at the cathedral’s “gigantuous” facade while thinking about what we had done! And I couldn’t stop thinking I’d wanted to keep walking all the way to the coast, to Muxia.
Through out last week I picked some shots for each day, but also shared lots of fragments on Instagram Stories. If you missed some, or want to see all of them again, I grouped all my Camino stories, just check the Ultreia! 2018 Highlights in my profile.
I have been through different seasons. Life made me journey through spring and experience new beginnings. It made me feel the warmth of summer and enjoy the blossoms of life. Then I passed through the falls of life, which made me realize that endings can also be beautiful. And finally winter made me realize that life will be cold at times but soon spring will come again.
The ultimate joy of finding fries Up above the world so high.
Potatoes produced here are red in color, sweet in taste and tough to prepare as it takes 3x longer for food to get cooked at such altitudes.
Chewy, sweet / salty with sprinkled masala and a chilled can of coke is all you need when you've been hiking for more than 5 hours from Jandrai (with stops of course)
This spot is the last to find any edibles from, before you finally make a straight dash to the Raja Taj lodges at Jahaz Banda Meadows for a proper meal and stay. (roughly 20mins away)
Location: Kumrat Valley, KPK
Време е да "яхнем куфара".. поне според @chiaraferragni !
Не успяхме да спим много тази нощ, но след дълъг престой по летищата се озовахме на много, много красиво място! Междувременно отново оценихме онези малки преимущества, които продуктите ни осигуряват на път. Изглежда, че в такива обстоятелства най-лесно ценим марката си, а и разбираме по-добре от какво имате нужда Вие! :) #traveladvantages#travelfeatures#samsonitebulgaria