Estes foram os vencedores da última edição. Achas que tens o que é preciso para chegar ao pódio no CityHack2018? 💪
This were the winners of the last edition. Think you have what it takes to get to the podium? 💪
Inscrições já abertas, forma a tua equipa e participa! 👌
Registrations already open, form your team and participate! 👌
Ah, the mighty ‘tosta mista’! Because it’s the only thing I know how to order in Portuguese and it also happens to be delicious. Who knew a ham and cheese sandwich could be so tasty?
On another note... I just updated the blog with a new post in case you’re interested in reading about my work exchange. Because reading is good for you.
Day #8 : Fungalvaz Wed April 18/18
Walking distance = 25.36km
Walking time =5:18
I slept ok on the cot last night and woke up to hear the bells chiming from the main Basilica. Those bells remind me of being at home. There is a church in my Mississauga neighbourhood where I was born and raised, and the bells chime away with a different tune at noon every day. Hearing the bells here is very nostalgic for me.
We said our goodbyes to the 2 French woman who were in our room and were taking a different route back onto the Central camino track.
Unfortunately it took Carol and I 1.4km to figure out our way out of Fatima (since we couldn't find the yellow arrows for "Tomar"). Plus we were also trying to find a place to grab a bite for breakfast. Unfortunately most shops /eating places open later. By the time we found our first yellow arrows (the blue arrows in previous pics were to indicate the way to Fatima). We were excited to get back on track with the yellow arrows and continued on our way. After about 3- 4km into the route we couldn't find any more yellow arrows 😣. We looked everywhere but couldn't find one. This route is not used much and we knew that we probably wouldn't see any pilgrims nor any rest spots.
We tried walking down the 1 lane highway and when we still couldn't an arrow, we stopped to ask for directions. The locals directed us to stay on the same road since it would end up in Tomar. We figured it was a safe bet and on we went. Hours passed when we stopped to take a break and use some WiFi. We found out we had veered westbound off the Camino and ended up in Sao Sebastiao.
Luckily we were able to use Carol's phone to get google maps for a minute and then use the maps offline. We still got lost and it felt like we were circling around the perimeter of the castle of Ourem.
Eventually we figured out our way onto a route that would hopefully bring us back onto the Camino. The good news is that it was an even better day than yesterday, weather wise, with blue skies and about 25C during the day. We were walking in the heat and Carol was overheating while I changed a few shades darker. ***the story continues in the comments below***