Estalagem Vista Real
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... has a beautiful beach and a good tourist trade, we did not bother to look any further.
Lovely drive and we crossed the bridge that links Spain and Portugal at 14:43, that was windy enough for the crossing of that bridge it was gusting 30knots and concentration is essential. If you slow down though and forget about the queue held up behind, you will be safe.
This is my first experience in ...
Our day started with an early morning wake up in sunny Madeira, then a short trip to the airport to drop off the hire car. Plane was delayed an hour, but no problems as we had plenty of time before our next leg. We arrived back in Lisbon airport and then waited another 40 minutes for the luggage to arrive on the carousel. No problems, we don't mind - patience is one of my better virtues, not says Leesa. A very short but expensive Taxi ride ...
Friday and Saturday
22nd and 23rd May 2015
We left our anchorage and headed back down the river and anchored on the Portuguese side by the village Alcoutim. We ventured into the village in the afternoon – tiny but pleasant enough. On the Saturday we ventured into the village on the Spanish side – it was even more sleepier by still pleasant. We did manage to ...
... gradually get bigger the more inland you get. And it's interesting to see the differences between the Spanish and Portuguese sides, the Portuguese being more rural with many derelict farm houses and the Spanish (especially near the entrance) more modern with many apartment blocks being built. We anchored in a lovely spot and sat around in the evening watching and listening to
nature. Just idyllic. We even saw a snake swimming from one side of the river to the other.
Saturday 9 May 2015
Today we took the ferry and went to Olhao, 30 minutes from the island. We didn't have long to explore but did venture into the market as it was closing and found the supermarket. The market looks great, cant wait until we see it fully open.
Sunday 10 May 2015
Gen's pretty depressed as there seems to be a lot of instruments failing, especially the AIS which we do find extremely useful. So try make him a little happier we went to ...