About the Author

Eddi Pitcher is author of The Wild Guide to Portugal out 3rd April 2017 by Wild Things Publishing.

This is the best compendium to Portugal’s wildest swimming spots, hidden castles, star-gazing spots, places to stay and places to feast. For more info see :  http://wildportugal.tumblr.com

To order a copy of the Wild Guide see – http://www.wildthingspublishing.com/product/wild-guide-portugal-book/

Edwina Pitcher is a travel journalist, photographer and blogger specialising in the conservation of Europe’s wilderness and wildlife. She has swam, walked, eaten and travelled extensively throughout Portugal, completing solo the 600km long pilgrim route from Lisbon to Santiago da Compostela. She lives in London and Lisbon.

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