2 Blogs in one today! On Tuesday I went to Sintra, and on Wednesday I left Portugal. Continue reading
Wheras the Praia Grande is within the river mouth of the Arade, the Praia do Pintadinho is actually facing on to the sea – the Atlantic – and there were waves. This made getting in and out quick. I quite enjoyed jumping in and out the waves. Continue reading
With much of the day expected to be cloudy and showery, I went for a drive. I went to Estoi, just outside Faro, to visit the Estoi Palace & Gardens. The palace is actually a luxury hotel but for €2,50 you can visit some of the rooms as well as the gardens which are great to walk around. The hotel pool is only for guests, but it does look good!! Continue reading
After a journey across Europe of 1549 miles, I have arrived in Portugal. Continue reading
Last night was of course the annual Eurovision Song Contest, and this year’s event was held in Malmö (not the umlaut) after Sweden won last year.