The Monkey House

Address: rua Gil Vicente 26, Lagos, Algarve, 8600 596, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lagos

New hat

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Dec 04, 2014

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... Puts some of NZ construction to shame.
Purchased a hat, looks a bit pommy but different. Cork is all the rage here. I decided against cork. This is straw??They are trying to reinvent demand for cork as the wine industry moves to screw caps. Not that we noticed here.

On top of Algarve

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Dec 04, 2014

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This is Monchique. 820m above the plains of the Algrave.
Our GPS took us up a single lane intrepid local road. A bit scary at times. Should have known better and stay on the beaten track. We got there unscathed and meeting the only vehicle on the road at a very convenient point. Otherwise we might have uncorked a cork tree. It was a bit like a James Bond drive but in a campervan, no guns involved. Phew.. Great view.

It's raining in Algarve, all is good

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Nov 26, 2014

... about 1/5 price in NZ. Looks nice too. We find it cheaper to get new SIM cards than extend our MEO phone contract. Euro 10 for 10 GB. Too hard for me to figure out. Perhaps tourists don't spend more than a month here our they find WIFI easy. Any way it is a great deal, like most things here. ...

French to the rescue - LPG restored

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Nov 24, 2014

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This morning at Aljezur we were all packed ready to go. We had run out of propane in one tank and only several days in the other. The problem is that we have French and Irish LPG bottles/ fittings and the Portuguese and Spanish are different.

I tried my luck. I joined a group of 5 Frenchmen enjoying the sun. I said "bon jour", then explained in English my problem and asked whether any of them had resolved this ...

We arrive in Algarve

A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Nov 23, 2014

We has a great drive. We were expecting rain today, but it was kind enough to hold off until our arrival at Aljezur. During our drive we stopped at a market where we were able to get some goodies. The figs are great. Gayle got some cycling shoes at a great price. She was happy. This is a sweet potato area and kumura were ...

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