Category Archives: Portugal

On To Tavira

Thursday, March 4th 2021 Continuing along the south coast of Portugal, today we’ve arrived in Tavira — a pretty town straddling the Gilão River which leads to the Gulf of Cadiz. Tomorrow we’ll take a walk around to see Tavira’s streets, shops, doors and windows. See you then,Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness

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Catrineta in Carvoeiro

March 2nd, 2021 Today we’re continuing our wander through the Algarve with a stop in sunny Carvoeiro. We LOVED our two-night stay here at Algar Seco Parque, located on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The complex has studios, suites catrineta (♥), apartments, bungalows and villas within a beautifully landscaped site. Rates are reasonable for such comfortable accommodations (with kitchens) —

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Sagres Fortress in Black and White

March 1st, 2021 As promised yesterday, today we’re in the Algarve on the southern coast of Portugal. More specifically, we’re at Sagres — the southwestern promontory of the whole of Europe, with the Atlantic Ocean lapping at its cliffs. Rather than just repost my original story, today I’m sharing photos of Sagres Fortress in black and white. It’s a two-for-one!

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Sintra’s Castle of the Moors

February 27th, 2021 After yesterday’s tour through Pena Palace, today we’re continuing the journey at neighboring Castelo dos Mouros, or Castle of the Moors. The contrast between these neighboring mountaintop forts could not be greater — one colorful and ostentatious to the south; the other rugged and bare to the north. They do share one thing in common — a

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