The germ of an idea

As with most things, everything started with the germ of an idea.

In April 2008, after hearing so many good things about it, we decided that it was time to do the Camino de Santiago. We read up on it, we sought advice, we trained for it, and we did it. And it marked a before and after in our lives.

From that time onwards, the idea of leaving the city and moving to the countryside began to take shape. After viewing several houses that were for sale around the area, we were fortunate enough to chance upon Casa do Rego. It was love at first sight, although to be honest, it didn’t look like much.

Old façade

Old façade

Old entrance hall

Old entrance hall

Old hallway

Old hallway

Old kitchen

Old kitchen

Old stables

Old stables

Old stable

Old stable

Many people still marvel at how we were able to look beyond the grime and see the diamond underneath. Well, love IS blind after all. This is how it looks like today.

New façade

New façada

Dining area

Dining area

Hallway

Hallway

Bar counter

Bar counter

Hallway

Hallway

Albergue

Albergue

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