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Hi everyone, one final update. Unfortunately our computer has died and loading up any pictures is impossible. We are in a ****** internet cafe which makes it hard even to do this much.
Take care, we look forward to updating everyone when we get back.
Jan and ...
... br> Once again very few visitors - nice for us, but on a Sunday in England it would have been packed out - so wondered once again about the state of the Spanish economy - and indeed the lack of tourists - or is it just the time of year? Ah well, their loss is our gain
... mutant offspring. Apparently you don't see them in aquariums often as they are vey hard to keep. The place was set out so that they showed different fish from the different oceans in different sections. They also had other semi outdoor enclosures where you could see penguins, puffins (awesome little birds), sea otters and some other not so noteworthy animals. The sea otters were awesome. There were two of them. One was pretty lazy, it ...
... proof. Later it was a temporary home to refugees from the Portuguese territories in Africa. One day we took a 45 min. boat trip to Berlenga Grande. It's a beautiful little island with rocky coves, a couple of nice beaches and clear but bloody freezing water. It's one of a group of islands and is a nature reserve. It also had some very angry seagulls that insisted on nesting right beside the path. We then spent some time at Baleal. It's just a few ...
As soon as we started exploring Tavira, we noticed that everyone is a Brit. It's a well preserved old city, with an amazing beach close by, unfortunately it lacks any sort of Portuguese feel. Everywhere you go, people speak english, the karaoke at the Irish pub carries across the river all night, and in the day all you hear are english accents.
Yesterday we hiked about 2kms out ...
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