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February 22, 2019

Day 9, Odeceixe to Rogil, April 29

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Leaving Odeceixe we climbed up and enjoyed the historic windmill at the top of the town and the great views back across the river.

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February 22, 2019

Day 10, Rogil to Alzejur, April 30

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We lingered over breakfast to do justice to the spread and since it was pouring we were in no rush to head out. We were learning that the rain was usually short-lived but intense, and best just to take shelter.

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February 22, 2019

Day 11, Alzejur to Chabouco, May 1

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The day started by climbing up to the castle of Aljezur which has prominence as one of the historic castles represented by stars on Portugal’s flag.

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February 22, 2019

Day 12, Chabouco to Carrapateira, May 2

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We were now back into the land of cork oaks, coupled with lots of old, abandoned buildings.

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February 22, 2019

Day 13, Rest day Carrapateira, May 3

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The sandy path down to the beach is part of one of the circular routes that can be added on to this part of the trail, but we had decided that we’d just make it beach time.

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February 22, 2019

Day 14, Carrapateira to Vila do Bispo, May 4

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There was a lot of variety in the path and in the vegetation with pines, eucalyptus and oak. All along there were abundant rock roses and a stand of honeysuckle.

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February 22, 2019

Day 15, Vila do Bispo to Cabo São Vicente (and on to Sagres), May 5

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Our final day’s walk started by passing the market so we stopped to pick up some fruit and tarts and to admire the life size dolls that seemed everywhere.

The flowers of Rota Vicentina

A gallery of flower images.

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Rosemary Mann

Rosemary Mann loves to travel and write about her experiences.

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September 20, 2017

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