Wildflower geography

There are three main geographical areas within the Algarve – litoral (coastal land), barrocal (rolling limestone hills) and serra (mountainous), and over the past few days we have been exploring all three of them. I think my favourite day this week was when we were in the barrocal but that could have been because we had a […]

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My attempts as a botanical tourist

The best time of course to visit as a botanical tourist is in the Spring, but even as we approach the depths of winter there is flowering flora to find and puzzle over. Yesterday evening as we strolled around the salt pans and marshes I was certainly puzzling, and I am still struggling this morning […]

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