At the albergue in Porto

I got here! There was a train strike so I took a taxi to some unknown bus station. I had managed to buy a ticket online and all went well boarding and travelling up to Porto. I decided to take the metro and figure out how to get to the albergue spite of a very confusing bus station somehow I did it. When an elevator indicates the Metro is on the top floor, you know you need to double check everything!

Grey skies but Spring beauty

I walked into the albergue and was immediately set down to a hot lunch cooked by one of the volunteers. My joy at this development was tempered by panic at the announcement that it will soon be my turn to cook for the group!
The garden turtle
One of the cats

There are pets at this hostel and a lovely garden. One of the other hospitaleros is from St Hilaire. Two are Ukrainians and one Italian. I was shown the ropes but donā€™t have to really ā€œ work ā€œ until tomorrow. I am looking forward to it. But today it is not so bad to rest after a rather stressful day. More tomorrow!

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