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... of priest-led worshipers solemnly making their way across the Roman Bridge. I was soon to learn that Dianne had rushed back to find me, but I had already gone out, roused by the music. The Banda Musical Tavira brought up the rear. Too far away to get good pictures, I rushed outside to find a good vantage point, not easy when the procession was moving away from me. I would have to catch up.
Huffing and puffing, iPhone camera in hand, I reached ...
... our apartment, from where we can see part of the castle, crossed the Roman Bridge, and found one of several narrow, cobblestone streets that ascend steeply up the hill to the highest point in Tavira.
This strategic location has allowed sentries (and later tourists) from the castle to overlook Tavira and the ocean beyond for over a millennium. They have a direct view of the River Gilhoa, as well as the ocean, that would include a view of ...
... wood, we heard someone’s voice from the woods nearby. We didn’t think anything of it, having seen a man and some boys arrive earlier on the island for some kind of outing. We kept going. Shortly, Gibran came running after us saying that the shouting had been directed towards us, saying, “You are the people who are breaking the trees! I’m going to call the police.”
Needless to say, we dropped our loads, but kept going, ...
... regions economy, as well as its ecology. Recreational (tourist), natural and commercial uses are sometimes at odds with each other. Beyond the tourist use the system also supports economic activities such as seafood farms and the port of Faro.
The Ria Formosa is also a designated Natural Park of over 170 km in length and a stopping place for hundreds of different birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods. It is this system ...
... for Christmas eve supper. I’m sure other items will materialize, as well.
We do miss Christmas music. Besides street music drifting through our windows with its occasional Christmas song, the only Christmas music we can hear is from the tiny, tinny speakers of my computer. There is Christmas music piped to speakers around town, which is nice when you are within earshot, but the city speaker system doesn’t extend across the river to ...
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