Camino Portuguese: Day 1


The Camino Portuguese de Santiago, or Portuguese Way, is a Christian pilgrimage trail of about 245km that starts at the cathedral in Porto, Portugal and ends at its architectural namesake in Santiago de Compostela in Spain, but it isn’t just for the dogmatically inclined. It’s also traversed by people of all backgrounds and for all kinds of different reasons, though commonly in connection with personal growth However, regardless of the multitude of possible personal life or spiritual perspectives, it’s also simply an absolutely magnificent and interesting, scenic week long walk!

This is day 1 (of 7) of that journey, a decent opening stage of 40km from Porto Cathedral to Rates, passing over the Rio Ave via the historic Roman stone bridge, the Ponte D. Zameiro.

Be blessed.

Jyri

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