Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Authors Posts by Dino Gomes

Dino Gomes

Dino Gomes
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Born in South Africa and of Portuguese descent, he has always had a strong sense of culture. Wanting to share his passion for his Portuguese & South African roots!

Day 22 – Palas de Rei to Arzua (28.8km)

Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean "I'll miss you", until we meet again - Unknown. I'd like to dedicate...

Day 21 – Ferreiros to Palas de Rei (33.4km)

The dogs got to us before the alarm clock did this morning. It was a beautiful, crisp morning and one could hear the murmurs...

Day 20 – Triacastela to Ferreiros (38.8km)

We stayed in a beautiful room which forms part of the owner's house in Triacastela. We actually found the room by fluke after popping in...

Day 19 – La Portela de Valcarce to Triacastela (35,5km)

  Contentment is the reward of being appreciative and grateful. It goes that if you are grateful in every situation, you will be happy with...

Day 18 – Compostilla to La Portela de Valcarce (35.1km)

Well, if I ever thought I was a cool guy, boy was I wrong!!! The heat today really melted me down to size. It was...

Day 17 – Rabinal del Camino to Compostilla (35.2km)

Pause your life, walk the Camino and play your soul - dino gomes. We spent the evening in the sleepy village of Rabanal del Camino....

Day 16 – Astorga to Rabanal (20.6km)

After a hectic day yesterday we woke up late at 07h00. The first thing myself and Odette spoke about was our experience and encounter...

Day 15 – Leon to Astorga (49.8km)

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have - Unknown. As we departed the beautiful city of...

Day 14 – Bercianos del Real Camino to Leon (44.8km)

It certainly does become a lot easier to start walking at 06h00. One just needs to keep the hot Spanish sun in mind as...

Day 13 – Ledigos to Bercianos del Real Camino (27.9km)

We spent the evening at an albergue in Ledigos and although we had a short walk today of 28km to Bercianos del Real Camino,...

Day 12 – Villarmentero de Campos to Ledigos (33.4km)

We discovered one of the harsh realities of the Camino today. We walked 17km, with no towns and no shade in between, at 40...

Day 11 – Castrojeriz to Villarmentero de Campos (34.2km)

Alone with myself, the trees bend to caress me, the shade hugs my heart - Candy Polgar. We stayed at a beautiful little boutique hotel...

Day 10 – Burgos to Castrojeriz (41km)

We left Burgos at 06h00 and as per the last couple of days, it was cold to the point of icy. The streets of this...

Day 9 – Ages to Burgos (24km)

We woke up this morning at 06h00 on a very cold morning in Ages. We had breakfast and started our day early but slowly. Myself...