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... God it hadn’t happened on the hair pin bends. The park had a solar heated, pond which turned out to be a swimming pool, complete with pond lilies, reeds and the noisiest frogs that leapt over us as we cooled down with a swim.
The next day, puncture sorted but sad to leave Portugal we crossed the border to spend the last week of our amazing year in the North of Spain en route to Bilbao to catch the ferry to Portsmouth. Our first stop was in a Nature ...
... has a strong influence on people's lives. The family is the basis of Portuguese life. Life is simple, especially in rural areas. The Portuguese go home after work and entertain on weekends only.
In Portuguese society appearance is very important, especially in the cities. People are fashion conscious and believe that clothes indicate social standing and success. They take great pride in wearing good fabrics and clothes of the best standard they can afford.
... tan we were both used to from our life guarding days. So we lathered up with sunscreen and hung out on
the beach for a while people watching. The people at these beaches were much more modest than I had expected with all the talk of topless/nude beaches. The skimpiest item I saw were thong bathing suits but for the most part that was it. Men for the most part wore board shorts as opposed to anything shorter and there was only a single topless woman on the ...
Well, first let me say, that I won the luck of the draw, and got to sit beside the hottest man on the plane! (FYI Ryanair is now assigning seats). Yup, even though we were up at 2am to make it to the airport via bus, it paid off!! He was a Spanish personal trainer, going to Lisbon for a conference/interview, hoping he would be returning to Madrid after 4 years in London. He understood how I was missing the sun! All of my friends were super jelly :P
Went and bought our bus tickets to go to Lagos.
Went to Sintra with our room mate Jason who is from Canada and visited the castle and its gardens. Then we went to the Jazz Festival that evening.
Got the train in the morning to the bus stop then got a bus to Lagos.