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    From my 1st Camino to my 4th and not last I have used a Lightning App which warns me if Lightning is a possibility at anytime walking . As an Aussie and a golfer I am well aware of afternoon storms here and very nervous about being caught in the middle of nowhere in a storm .
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    Seeking details on the Porto's Litoral Way walk

    Yes all good with the boat trip allowed. We were so fortunate to have some 60 if us a short stop at a Mussels Farm for 2 dozen each and a free bottle of local white wine . A fun 1 and 1/2 hours followed on the boat to Padron.
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    Seeking details on the Porto's Litoral Way walk

    At 78 I walked the Spiritual Variant , stuck to the coast all the way . Caminha to Oia , Baiona and onwards . The climb is a challenge from Combaro to Monasteria but still made it ok . Loved the Stone Water walk into Villa de Arousa . Boat trip from here to Padron wonderful .
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    Porto to Santiago in July or August

    Walked the Coastal Porto to Sde C during heatwave last July at age 77 and loved it . 14 days is easy . Recommend doing Spiritual Variant out of Pontevedra via Combaro to Monasterial then the Stone Water walk from there to Villa Arousa . Day 1 " Reberia One " accommodation was very good ...
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    Places to stay for rest days

    Hello from Australia. Walked the Coastal this past July and loved it . For me a stand out was Baione. I am a fit 78 and had no trouble walking the Spiritual Variant from Pontevedra through Combaro to Monasteria and this I would do again . After leaving Monasteria you have the wonderful Stone...
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    Accommodation for 3 Pilgrims on the Coastal and Central Route in Ramallosa, April 2023

    I stayed Ramallosa 6th July 2022 wonderful old Monastery Pazo Pias 15 Euros , your own room and 200 metres from Restaurants and shops . Beautiful gardens here too.
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    Planning Portuguese Coastal 😄

    Apologies in writing this twice !
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    Planning Portuguese Coastal 😄

    From a fit 78 year old Aussie who did this walk in that horrible heatwave in July Including the Variant Spiritual into Monasteria . From there Villanova de Arousa and the boat ride to Padron was wonderful. Highlights Oia , Baiona , Pontevedra and the walk to Combaro to Monasteria challenging ...
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    Solo female Camino Frances from October 20th. Guidance welcome!

    Walked alone all of October 2014 , weather was perfect and always had walkers behind and in front of me . You will be fine embrace it .
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    Porto Airport 12.30pm Sunday 3 for Esposenda .

    Many thanks your advice has helped me decide what to do now .
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    Porto Airport 12.30pm Sunday 3 for Esposenda .

    Thank you for your prompt advice ...regards Garry.
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    Porto Airport 12.30pm Sunday 3 for Esposenda .

    Can anyone assist . My plane arrives 12 noon and i see there are no buses to Esposenda till 4pm . I will need to share / hitch hike or bus asap on arrival to go to Esposenda then to walk 22ks to Casa de Carolina in Anha . ..Garry from Australia.
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    Spiritual variant - is it worth it?

    I to will be walking Spiritual V. starting from Esposenda July 3 ....question can i register for my Credentials in Esposenda or are they available from Hostels / Aubergues i dont want to go into Porto at this stage .
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    Caminho Portugues da Costa/Senda Litoral

    Thank you for your advice . Can you tell me location of office for Credencials and also will i need a new mobile Portugal Sim card for my coastal walk starting July3
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    Camino Portugués

    Also planning exact same walk early July ( hoping for no hot days ) . I'm 77 fit walking alone and excited . Previously walked St John to SDC and 2019 Le Puy to Cahor fantastic but challenging .
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    Camino Trip Insurance for Australian and New Zealand Travellers

    Have you tried InsureandGo ?
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    Camino Trip Insurance for Australian and New Zealand Travellers

    After exhaustive inquiries I have just insured with Covid Medical Expenese covered whilst in Europre at the best price . InsureandGo ..$1607 Silver Cover schedule.
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    Camino Trip Insurance for Australian and New Zealand Travellers

    Claimed on Cover More re my Commonwealth Bank Master Card for $800 flights for TAPAirPortugal and due to Pandemic rejected by Cover More .

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