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... pancakes, 8 pieces of bacon and toast. It was incredible value for money, as with the majority of southern Portugal.
As the day was rather overcast and good walking weather as it wasn't too hot. I decided I wanted to walk to the point of Faro in which looked out towards Morocco. The walk took us around an hour as we stopped everywhere and took photos of all the incredible rook formations. Despite the fact a large majority of the cliffs had eroded away. The beaches ...
... the eroding hills to try and get a good picture of the beach which we managed quite well before walking back towards the town of Lagos. On the way back we ran into a supermarket and considering we had cooked the last 2 nights. We decided to grab some chicken so Dina could do the cooking tonight.
We made it back to the hostel after once again getting lost in the confusing streets for a bit. Finally we were able to check into the hostel and actually ...
... Tuesday 11th February – Thursday 13th February 2014
You may have detected a common thread here, it is RAIN!.
I will dispense with the details, we have been here ten days on Thursday, it has rained for eight of them. Enough is enough, we are off to Spain, Marbella on the Mediterranean Coast, to see if the weather is ...
... English neighbours have a ladder on the rear of their van. They reverse their van alongside ours, and, I am able to climb up the ladder on their van, so detach the handle.It is dry and sunny, a trip to buy bread, vegetables, and top up my internet SIM, using the scooter for the first time.
Weather is poor, not cold, but unpredictable, sunny one minute, ...
... 300 miles, free motorway (almost) all of the way. At the Portuguese border, they have installed automatic Toll Machines for all non-Portuguese vehicles. What a cheek!
We arrive at Orbitur Quateira (N37 W4' 2" W8 5' 14"), it is an ACSI site, but, it is cheaper to use our Orbitur memebership card and we get ten nights for 100Euro.
The scooter is unloaded, with the assistance of Kathleen and a very friendly French couple.