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... was made even better when an old couple flipped their kayak and the entire towing line got mixed up (they were fine).
Once back we knew that we had little time to have one last swim at Camilo beach with the sun heading downwards. So we power walked all the way to the beach and had one last swim. Dina got the photos she wanted so everyone was happy.
From there we walked the 25 minutes back to the hostel with a couple of food breaks to break things up. Once back ...
... out as we were loving the vibe of the place, being a very young and energetic vibe, but knowing we were booked into a hostel called the Gspot Party Hostel for the next 2 nights. But this place is really cool, it is full of young people and the streets are full of life. We are right in the centre in both of our hostels we are staying in and are really looking forward to spending the next 2 days lounging on the beach and exploring the wonderful streets.
... up on the weather and left). We make it as far a Faro (about 15 miles), when Kathleen decides she has had enough. I must admit, it is very windy, I do not think I have been on a motorcycle in such high winds. We turn around and return to Quateira.
Something tells me the scooter is not going to be a success.
Once back, we get into conversation ...
... 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.