Vila Joya

Praia da Gale, Albufeira, Algarve, 8201-902, Portugal | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Albufeira

Fabio Reis

A travel blog entry by austin.dixon27

2

... learned everything he knows today on his own with some time spent shadowing other chefs. I then began to ask a couple questions related to culinary appropriation. -I asked him what he thought was the biggest influence from Africans/Afro-Europeans. His reply was that they had a large impact on spices and how things are seasoned. -I asked him if that influence came from from the past or present interactions. His ...

1434. Back Across the Bridge

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

1

... But the most special thing about this Superhike was following the stunning rugged coast to "The End of the World" and imagining what it must've been like, 600 years ago to gaze out to the endless sea and wonder... as there anything out there? Would I have been one of the people who signed up to hop on one of the ships to go find out? I don't ...

1431. Bonus Point Hike

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

33

... the corner of my I spot a creature like a giant rat coming straight for my chicken! I instinctively grab my guitar and use it to ward off the attacker.

No it's not a rat--it's a racoon! And he will not take no for an answer. As much as I think raccoons are cool, I'm not sharing my chicken. Thankfully the owner of the pet raccoon finally comes to my rescue.

So my guitar has saved me from being attacked by dogs, monkeys, and now... a ...

1433. Cozy Hilltop Town

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

6

Day 176 2 hrs, 6.0 kms On down the road, I find myself walking along a busy highway lined with water parks and touristy stuff--so when I spot another village off to the side on a hilltop, I eager to check it out. Here I wander in the dusk through the tranquil cobblestone streets, and pause for a concert sitting on a wall, overlooking the village, open fields and the sun setting beyond, with a charming little whitewashed church behind ...

1432. One Sided War Memorial

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... best spot I can find for my video clip is a shady little War Memorial plaza where young folks like to hang out. On a pillar in the center is an inscription dedicated to the Portuguese soldiers who fought to suppress independence movements in Portuguese's many colonies--Mozambique, Angola, Guinea Bissau... I wonder how Portuguese citizens of African descent feel about this monument... there ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located on Praia da Gale, Albufeira, is near Zoo Marine Algarve, Quad Ventura, Dream Wave, and Clock Tower.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding