Travel Blogs from Praia da Rocha, Portugal

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Suntan Superman , Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Suntan Superman

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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We hit our favorite beach in continental Europe.  ...

Last Day down here at Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Last Day down here at Praia Da Rocha

A travel blog entry by veh58

We have been down here for over a week now and are ready for moving on tomorrow morning. We went to the market at Portimao to day and it was not huge but had a variety of items to look at. We went on the bikes which was about a 5 km round trip and ...

FADO, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

FADO

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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After long walks on the beach and an English breakfast at Taffy's, we spent the day at the beach. Yesterday, we took Mom shopping to the big mall - Aqua Centre and then for groceries for the apartment so we can do our own breakfast and lunch. ...

On the beach, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

On the beach

A travel blog entry by paega

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Monday morning was sunbathing. The weather was slightly cloudy but we were still able to burn through the clouds and when the sun came out it was gas mark 6. We had coffee at a lovely little beachside cafe surrounded in palm trees and strolled back to ...

Arrived Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Arrived Praia Da Rocha

A travel blog entry by veh58

I can now understand why it is not a good idea to use the smaller roads in Portugal it took me 2 hours to drive 35 miles the roads were atrocious and going through villages the speed limit in some places was 15 mph. but we finally arrived and the Aires is ...

Last day in the Algarve, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Last day in the Algarve

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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... like the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - with all the tattoos to go along. We left Carlos at home again and went to Casa Da Rocha for dinner - the very first restaurant we went to on our arrival. It is a wonderful restaurant perched high on a cliff ...

Praia daRocha, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Praia daRocha

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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OMG! This place is amazing. Slept from 9 last night to 7 this morning - no problem sleeping last night. Didn't hear the traffic or the party next door. Dawned my walking gear and headed for the beach at 7:30. The tide was out and the sun just up - ...

The Luck O' the Irish, Cork and Eucalyptus, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

The Luck O' the Irish, Cork and Eucalyptus

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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... Sunday mornings. When we went to Fatima we drove through areas where we could see cork and eucalyptus trees. Cork trees are native to Portugal and the country is the biggest producer of cork in the world at about 50% of the world supply. Cork is peeled ...

Somewhere across the boarder in Portugal, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Somewhere across the boarder in Portugal

A travel blog entry by parkes

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We ended up our first night in Portugal at a campsite just across the boarder, went across the road and had a swim then came back, fixed up some food and spent the first night in the van... It was surprisingly good sleeping and I enjoyed this aspect ...

Jun 01, 2012, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Jun 01, 2012

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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Sunrise, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Sunrise

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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After that long trek yesterday, today is a beach day. The pig and I were up early again and headed to the beach so we could watch the sun rise. It did not disappoint, arriving at exactly 7:39 am, a blazing ball of orange and yellow, flooding the beach ...

Making Waves, Praia da Rocha, Portugal travel blog

Making Waves

A travel blog entry by carlosandthepig

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So our days are like this. The pig and I are first up and head to the beach for brisk early morning walk, along with a few other early risers. Carlos and Mom are still in slumber land. Depending on how early we are up, we can watch the sun rise over ...

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