Central Algarve: the potteries of Porches

I’m still relatively new to this outdoor writing lark; however, the one thing I learned from Harri is it’s essential to get the route right. This is true whether you’re hiking in South Wales or walking in and around Armação de … Continued

Montes Mourinhas – spring has arrived

After a pretty miserable week of on-off rain, it was wonderful to wake up to sunshine and blue skies here in Montes Mourinhos. On the bright side, the constant downpours have kept my newly planted garden well-nourished and I now … Continued

Montes Mourinhos – Pêra circular

For seven weeks Harri has excelled himself and conjured up all sorts of interesting routes around our home in Montes Mourinhos, Armação de Pêra. We generally head west where we frequently stray into the neighbouring municipality of Lagoa just a … Continued