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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

CdD 1.0 ~ Boa Gente

This message is dedicated to all the kind and open hearted people we have met on our Caminho since we started 3 days ago. I know it is not necessary for the story but I wish I had taken a picture of everyone we got to really meet and talk to as I just want …

Freya van Dien

CdD 1.0 ~ Do fonte do Dão

In a field of newly planted ash trees the first water line of the Dão surfaces in the landscape. The grassland is dense and soggy and many water loving wildflowers can be found here. On the south side of this field stands a majestic centennial oak that easily saw 300 centuries passing by. A beautiful …

Freya van Dien

CdD 1.0 Bollos de Queijão

First night of our Caminho do Dão ~ staying in Carapito. The village is in a festive mood, this is the weekend of the annual village festa. Hearing the ‘musica popular’ bouncing through the village as I am writing this post. Luckily the hotel room had double windows. We had a very nice reception by …

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Anticipation message #1

Working our way deeper into this map getting to know the features of the Dão valley.