Author: Freya van Dien

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 …

Freya van Dien

CdD 1.0 ~ Picture of the day ~ May 7

Treasure in the woods In the woods near Carregal do Sal we came passed this abandoned farm house in the shade of Cedars and a granite giant.

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CdD 1.0 ~ The numbers

It’s a Dutch saying and holds some truth all though both ‘knowing’ and ‘truth’ are contested concepts 🙂 In any case we thought it would be good to share some numbers about our Caminho do Dão. Tomorrow is the last day of walking and it will be a ‘shorty’, only 12 km. We want to …