The Via Algarviana – on the publicity trail

  Well it’s all been happening since we arrived in Albufeira at the beginning of December. It seems the Portuguese press is far more enthusiastic about our Via Algarviana books than the Welsh press was about O Fôn i Fynwy (Harri’s new … Continued

The Via Algarviana: Barranco do Velho to Salir

After last night’s dinner, we should have guessed that Tia Bia’s breakfast would be something special and we weren’t disappointed.  We feasted on ham, cheese and bread, bright yellow scrambled egg and some amazing sweet fried bread (we think it … Continued

The Via Algarviana: Cachopo to Barranco do Velho

Apart from the official Via Algarviana guide (which does not provide detailed walking instructions), the only guidebook to the trail we’re aware of is a German-language book by Christine Heitzmann. Over breakfast, Dona Maria Otilia joined us at our table … Continued