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First on this trip, Angie and I had a few days to recover ( and defrost from the Canberra/Melbourne winter) in Paris with Kate. Alan still toughing it out at home for a couple of weeks as he has a concert to play. Flew to Lisbon for a great week there. What a fabulous city! So relaxed and laid back.....but I feel sorry for the older residents.....how on earth do they negotiate the hills in the centre of town. ...
... rock formations or dolphins, and go out fishing. Old town still has some of the very old, like 15th century, walls and an old military fort that guards the harbor. The streets are narrow and all cobblestoned, lined with restaurants and shops. A beautiful old church is at one end of old town and the old fort at the other end. We shopped for a new shirt for each of us and then ...
... 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 ...
... the next!
A day of reading and dodging the showers.
Hurrah! The sun is out, it is sunny and warm!
We cycle for 5 miles along the coast, to the marina at Villamoura, beers at convenient stopping points of course.
The sunshine has been short lived. Grey skies and drizzle greet us this morning.The plan had been ...
Monday 3rd February 2014
We had intended to stay here another two days (Kathleen cannot resist the "bargain" of getting a free night if you stay three nights), but, when we wake, it is raining (again!).
So, accordingly, we set off for Portugal, Quateira.
The Spanish have built a nice new motorway, south to Seville and beyond, (that is where at least some of those Euro's went in the financial crash). So, we disregard our planned route, via Evora and ...