Canico de Baixo
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[Just a quick post to try to catch up. We may add more info and/or pictures later.]
Wonderful stay at Cepo Verde! We couldn't have had a better host than Marta!
We lucked out in coinciding our stay with the cherry ripening season. And the cherry trees grew everywhere.
... an extension of the Meseta of
Spain and less heavily forested than the hills country I was in over the
previous day and a half in the province. The area around Miranda is said to
have a regional language still in use in some of the smaller villages that’s
closer to old Iberian Latin than Portuguese or Spanish, which probably explains
why some signs in the area are in a weird second language.
... lifestyle of a
century ago as I had hoped. The very old houses actually mostly looked quite
derelict in this region that has been depopulating for most of a century, and
the houses in the villages that look lived in are mostly fairly modern. The
landscape of fields and forests in the hills is still beautiful even if it’s
not quite the museum of antique lifestyles some publications made it out to be.
Braganca is the capital of Tras-Os-Montes province and in ...
Our night was a little bleak - no heating - four of us there, so should have been fine to get away early but the Spaniard decided at some point in the night to move outside the room and sleep in the corridor. Arrgghh! This is where we move to get out early to pack without disturbing everyone! But the bathroom was huge so we hopped in there and sat outside to eat some food before leaving at 6.
The notes promised a lot of wet patches and they weren't wrong. ...
... with fantastic views of the mountains and valleys as we walked. The weather was fine today which is a treat in this part of the world. O'Cebreiro is infamous in the Camino as many pilgrims have perished here due to the unpredictability of the weather. They say it rains two days out of three. No wonder the dogs we have seen are more than happy being out in the rain. I should say this was in the past, not an issue now.