Author: Freya van Dien

Freya van Dien

~ Press release ~ March 2020

This press release describes the vision behind de Caminho do Dão and how the hiking trail can be a vehicle for regional development. Press release 04-03-2020 Fueled by a passion for the Dão river valley and a belief in the power of walking a new hiking trail is being developed: O Caminho do Dão. A …

Freya van Dien

Featured on Pure Portugal :-)

Thankful to be featured on the Blog and Facebook feed of Pure Portugal ‘not your average real property seller’. With respect for the work they do and the vision they stand for. VISION Pure Portugal (from the website) Our aim is to bring people back to the land and to encourage sustainable practices which enhance …

Freya van Dien

On the air!

This morning the Caminho do Dão was featured by Carl Munson on ‘Good Morning Portugal’ and he could not have done a nicer job in presenting and promoting the hiking week. Very thankful!

Freya van Dien

Inspiration

Reading this magnificent book about walking during the winter of 2018 and 2019 was what moved me to finally fulfill the long cherished desire to walk the Dão valley. I am ever grateful to Frédéric Gros for his embodied knowledge, inspiring prose and research into the power of the simple act of walking. I don’t …