Terracos do Vau

Praia do Vau, Praia da Rocha, Algarve, 8500-777, Portugal | Hotel
 

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Timber tipis and clay clad walls

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus

4

... but what I realise now is that we're not looking to move to a huge region, we're not looking to move to a whole country. We looking to transform one tiny patch of land into a creative, productive and efficient habitation which impacts as lightly as possible on its surroundings. The ingenuity is not in the discovery of a remarkable space, although this would of course be attractive, but in having the knowledge to transform and build upon it. And that could happen ...

Atlantic rollers....surf paradise in a Peugeot

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus

Departing from our first Portuguese placement early left us in a lull. Then the messaging service on 'workaway' declined to work for a couple of days....so all things considered we decided it be best to go to the beach! ....and we've just had the most exhilarating 4 day holiday camping on windswept cliffs watching the Atlantic rollers roll in. So much of the crumpled strata, pebble and sand bays and wild ocean spray reminded us ...

Lagoa & Albufeira

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

6

Quiet day today, as we had to find a place to watch the France - Germany game before 5. In hindsight I'm not so sure why we bothered, the game was largely soporiphic. The only comfort is that the Portuguese seemed to be rooting for us, thanks guys! But anyways the campsite is nice and family oriented, the swimming pool is big, and ...

Tourists of the south coast

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

5

So that's where all the tourists went. To the south coast of Algarve. Mind you, I can understand them, the beaches are certainly pretty here in Lagos, and the historic town center does have a lot of character (and restaurants). It's just that the contrast with the empty campgrounds of west Alentejo and Vicentine coast is pretty extreme. The beaches here are already pretty packed, even tough the water is still seriously freezing. It didn't stop us this time ...

The Edge of Europe

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

6

Today we reached the end of Europe, to be precise the southwestermost point on the continent mainland, the Cape of Saint Vincent :). A barren place with tall cliffs directly above the sea, the only human landmark being a lighthouse, a few trucks/shops selling wool pullovers and bratwurst(!), and fishermen fishing fish from the top of the cliff(!!). So, after reaching a dead end on the north - south axis, we switched to the west - east one, in the direction of ...

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This hotel, located on Praia do Vau, Praia da Rocha, is near Alvor Boat Trips, Monte Brasil, Praia de Rocha, and Museu do Vino.
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