Hotel Ibis Braganca
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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.
... to me.
The valleys on my route northeast out of Mondim de Basto are
a wine lover’s paradise, and you can tell the locals love wine. While in the
Douro Valley the villages in the hills are tightly packed and surrounded by
massive vineyards, in this Vinho Verde area at the edge of the Minho the plots
are mostly quite small, the houses surrounded by gardens, and those gardens in
many cases planted with vines trained to grow tall and to cover driveways. You
... and marsh and water in the dark requires some effort. For a 28km day this was going to be slow going. Took nearly an hour to get the first 3km down the road. And alas as usual, many villages and no coffee. We wandered through rough territory with patches of smooth going and some patches of bitumen before finally hitting a larger town with a beautiful old city perched atop a very high hill. Wandered up a couple of kms of bitumen and finally found a cafe and a bite to ...
With the four eggs I managed to get off the bar last night and with the cheese and croissants we had, we had warm brekky before setting out into what was wild and wooly weather, heavy rain and wind! Yuk! But.....as we opened the door of the Albergue the wind was soft and the rain was a very light drizzle which lasted for a short while and ceased until we reached our final destination. Sunshine for much of the day - just cold. Grateful!
But first I must tell ...
... t even pick your nose without guard descending upon you!
Arrived at our next stop of Puebla de Sanabria with plenty of daylight left. Another walled village on top of a hill (couldn't really call it a mountain) .Pleasant little village with narrow streets - had to park 200 mtrs from our hotel but we were prepared with overnight stuff in backpacks so we didn't have to carry bags up ...