It has been a very long while

Apologies to all for the lack of posts this summer, life has been incredibly busy. However as Autumn fast approaches and our thoughts return to Portugal (Algarvian flights booked and a special trip to Porto planned), my thoughts return to this blog. I hope to share a few walks, a couple of nature posts and some Lisbon shots between now and our October return and then from November the blog will be back up and running with weekly posts. Today though please bear with me as I ease myself back into my Portuguese blogging life, with just a few of photographs.

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The lighthouse is Farol do Cabo de Santa Maria, and is located on one of the barrier islands in the Ria Formosa. It is about four miles away from where I took these photographs, and we look out on it every day from our Portuguese apartment. The lighthouse dates back to 1851 and has been fully automated – four white flashes every 17 seconds – since 1997. I have more pictures here.

By the way I must say thank you to Brian, Amy, Ryan, and Debbie for inspiring me today to write a post on my Portuguese blog and share an everyday moment from our daily Portuguese routine; a walk in the Ria Formosa.

Author: BeckyB

It's a good life walking, cooking, photographing, volunteering, reading, blogging, and best of all spending time with family, friends & the cat!

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  1. I wonder if our paths may cross next year. Hopefully we will be in Europe at some stage next year. The only time and place in mind is the Venice Biennale

  2. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your Portuguese sojourn, Becky. It will bring back memories of our four week holiday there in 2013.

      1. We stayed in Lisbon, Lagos, Evora, Peniche, Aveiro, Guimaraes and Porto, and did day trips from those places. It was a wonderful holiday!

  3. Good to see you back and back in the Algarve soon. We too have been hectic moving in UK! But back soon too. We must meet up some day!

  4. Went to Fuseta again this year for the third time in four years and have been experiencing a severe bout of saudade ever since returning home. Am very envious of your plans for the winter and hope you will find a lot of time to keep us posted about this wonderful area.

    1. Oh how wonderful. And don’t worry I will! I have hundreds of photos from last winter before I even start with this winter’s adventures!

        1. I’d love to meet up with you in the Algarve, and there are plenty of places to stay. Go on . . . . . be tempted!

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