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

An outdoor writer is born

Back in October, I approached Walkingworld to ask if they would consider venturing into the Algarve, metaphorically speaking. The site – an online walking community – has been around for quite a few years now, yet had no contributors covering … Continued

Central Algarve: Praia do Barranco and its valley

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It seems ages since Harri was able to take a two-day weekend so we were determined to make the most of it. Yesterday, we headed east to Albufeira following the often demanding coast path. Today, we decided to go in … Continued

Albufeira – Alcantarilha circular

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Well, it’s certainly been a March to remember here in Albufeira. Everyone we talk to tells us that this inclement weather is NOT normal, that spring is usually well underway by now with temperatures warming up nicely. The only consolation … Continued