A kind of Caldeirada

Olhão’s Fish Market is something to behold, here I am with my sixth Fish Tale but I’m no way near the bottom of my fish album and I know there are many fish I have yet to photograph. I seem to have all sorts of fish left in my album, it is almost a kind of Caldeirada. […]

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Thursday Doors in the Ria Formosa

These are just a few of the ‘ordinary’ doors in Olhão, Faro and Tavira as part of my entry this week for Norm’s Thursday Door Challenge. Such a great challenge. I’ll definitely be back another Thursday soon with more doors, but in the meanwhile why not check out my very first Thursday Door entry.

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‘It patters noisily over the water before taking off’

Coot fight

I think that is a perfect description of Coots by the RSPB for a couple of the photographs in this post, and also an indication this post is not just about birds! Let me start though with the Coot. They are great fun to watch taking off, as like swans they take a run at it. Their Portuguese […]

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Janela

Can you resist them?  I suspect very few people visit the towns and villages of the Algarve without taking photos of the doors, windows and chimneys. Some of us though get carried away, and discover when we return home that our photo galleries are overwhelmed with them!  So today I thought I would share a few of […]

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Inspiring Memories

Feeling special as I’ve been nominated again for the Liebster Award, but this time for this blog. Thank you again to Shanthini of the delicious Free Spirit Food for the nomination, I feel very honoured and so hope that you do get to have your dream vacation in Portugal. I must admit I wasn’t sure […]

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