Travel Blogs from Albufeira
... beach volleyball, singing and playing the guitar, it was a beautiful afternoon.
That night we went to watch the sunset at "The End of the World". Before the new world (aka America) was discovered, this was where people thought it stopped. They thought there was nothing else. Here at Cabo de Sao Vicente, we sat, listening to the sounds of guitar and singing along, watching a beautiful sun kiss the water and eventually disappear. ...
... although it's still wet, windy and cool. After a short consult with my navigator (and by that I mean Donna my wife, not Jill my GPS), we decide to pass on Monchique for another day and instead aim for Lagos on the southern coast and then on to Silves for one of the most important Moorish Castles still standing in Portugal.
Lagos is a bigger place and quite busy in the summer with many of the most picturesque beaches of the Algarve nearby. It also is ...
... formal than some of our previous Roman ruins. We've seen some photos of the mosaics on display here and assume we'll see those on the museum portion. According to the ticket taker there is no museum, the museum is elsewhere. Elsewhere? Thanks... Oh well, there looks to be a pretty well preserved portion of at least one building and the footprint of many others. So we start to explore following the paths that seem to meander about everywhere ...
Well, it's been a week since my last post - what a nice holiday! I am going to bring things up to date with what's gone on since then. We are now in a house in Aljezur, but this post is mostly about what went before we got here.
We went east and now we day trip west from Tavira - 1st stop is Olhao a fishing town.
We start at the big harbour, still inside the barrier islands, it's mostly boats up to about 40 ft. Too shallow and narrow ...
... mugs – we came pretty close to going round the clock from when we left London, sleep was more than welcome when it arrived.
As the following day was a scorcher and our bodies were back on schedule after an early flight and Xmas festivities we headed out for a day of sightseeing. First up was a walk along the water front taking in all the people and the bridge, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking