Santarem to Golega
Walking Day 5: 33 km, 9.5 hrs
We met Kata from Hungary for the first time and exchanged “Bom Camino”s as we marched through the old quarter of Santarem toward the Porta del Sol and Porta Santiago.
After leaving Porta Santiago, there was a very steep descent down to the valley floor. The floodplain agricultural trails were first dusty, and then muddy after short showers.
We met a number of interesting folks along the way including David from Castlemaine, Australia and a woman from Guernsey in the Channel Islands.
There were many horse and mixed horse/cattle/sheep farms near Golega.
It was another very long day on our feet.
Next: Golega to Tomar