Welcome

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This is a personal travel blog, where I have been sharing memories and photographs of our Portuguese adventures since almost the start of this century. We love hiking in the Algarvian hills and are also keen birders so you’ll notice many of my posts are focused on Portugal’s natural beauty. We also though love Portuguese food, and enjoy discovering its art, architecture, history and amazing festivals so you’ll find posts on all of this too. Portugal is beautiful country and has so much to offer everyone whether your preferences are for beach holidays, hiking adventures, great food and wine, culture or a little bit of everything. My only advice is take your time, Portugal is a country best explored slowly!

For those planning a holiday or extended stay you might find one or more of the five posts immediately above useful. They cover place names, packing tips and emergency advice as well as nature guides. Click on any of the images above to continue reading, and for the latest news on Covid19 click here.

Below you will find my latest posts. When in Portugal (sadly for shorter periods of time now thanks to Brexit) I will post a few times every month if not more; when back in England probably once a month or less. There are though more than 500 posts to be read so even if you are a regular follower there will be something different to read. Simply explore the menus above, below and to the right!

Seen a bird?

Whether you watch for 10 minutes from a window or go out for a day’s bird watching trip you’ll have fun.

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