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Campervan Adventures in Spain & Portugal: On the way home

Today we woke up and started driving. It said 13 hours to Berlin, which is slightly long so we decided to see where we were around 6 and stop there for the night. I forgot it was a long weekend in Germany so all the campgrounds were full, but we found a parking lot place in Herford that had space so we stayed there. 

And wandered in to spy on the town

Here is where they drowned witches

We also found an Indian restaurant so we got some takeout to have for dinner! It was pretty good and the spicy was actually spicy!

The next day it was up and ready to go and finish driving home as soon as we could leave. It was only a few hours drive which was nice as we had plenty of time to unpack and relax. 

We had such a good time on our Spain & Portugal trip! I loved Northern Spain the most. The beaches in southern Portugal were also amazing, but the towns were meh. I think we could have spent this entire trip just in N Spain and been happy. In fact I am definitely going to be planning a longer trip there in the future! There are so many fun beaches to explore and mountains to hike in and I really really loved it there. I could see spending like a year there and just enjoying everything. Plus it was not nearly as warm as southern Spain! We will be back for sure!


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