The Via Algarviana: Furnazinhas to Vaqueiros

We might well end up paying the price for yesterday’s unnecessary extra miles because the Via Algarviana describes today’s 20 km section to Vaqueiros as ‘steep’. Two days into our Algarve expedition and we have been taken aback at how … Continued

The Via Algarviana: Alcoutim to Balurcos

I couldn’t suppress my excitement as I opened the shutters of our Sanlúcar room and gazed across the Rio Guadiana to Alcoutim. Yesterday’s grey clouds had disappeared and the morning sky was clear and blue. It seemed strange that in … Continued

The Via Algarviana: Alcoutim

The Via Algarviana starts from the quay at Alcoutim, some distance from the coast on the left bank of the Rio Guadiana. We hadn’t done ourselves any favours by arriving in Portugal on a Sunday, so Harri thought it best … Continued