Pedalling Portugal – Photo report

In early March 2016, I found myself in a deserted coach station in Spain. At my feet lay my bike, wrapped in industrial size bin bags. Next to it, my four panniers rested in a line ready to be mounted on the racks. And I stood in front of them, the reality of my journey slowly sinking in. Eventually I hooked the panniers to their rightful place. I got on the bike and off I went. This is what I saw.
For 32 weeks, I will post a batch of photos every Monday morning.
Later words and sounds will come. But for now, I’m going to share what I experienced through the photos I took. If you miss a post, go to this page to find all the links.

I left Santiago on a coach as I needed to get to France quick so I could visit my dad. I got back on the bike in Irun and cycled along the Vélodyssée for a while, met up with my dad, cycled along the Loire à Vélo for a bit, met up with my mom and little sister, ditched the bike in favour of coaches and trains as I got reunited with my partner once more and we set to explore pockets of France. I couldn’t have wished for a better end to my journey.

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3 thoughts on “Pedalling Portugal – Photo report

    • Thank you 🙂
      The next journeys I have planned are much shorter. There’ll be the West Highlands Way this year, and after that Lille to Luxembourg via Belgium on my longboard. And I really want to go back to Portugal. I have a few walking trails in mind, but it’ll have to wait a bit. I want to get better at the language so I can have proper conversation (but no doubt I’ll visit for long week-end in the meantime).

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