GR13.10 – Monchique to Alferce – 11.7 km

Route details Distance:  11.7 kilometres Time:       2:38 Ascent:    282 metres Speed:     4.4 kilometres per hour Our experience Our afternoon’s hike was the GR13.10 – Monchique to Alferce – 11.7 km, which meanders through the Monchique valley … Continued

GR13.11 – Alferce to Monchique – 11.5 km

Harri spends a lot of time researching hiking opportunities here in the Algarve so when two new Via Algarviana link routes between Alferce and Monchique were introduced this year he was keen to investigate them. And what better day to … Continued

Still walking … when we get the chance

Well, it looks like 2021 is going to be another of those years when I fail to meet almost any of my New Year’s resolutions. For once, I didn’t even label them ‘resolutions’, preferring to note them down as ‘objectives’. … Continued

The Algarve is most definitely not flat

Goodness, it’s often so difficult to resist being drawn into the Facebook malarkey that offers itself up as honest discussion but mostly I do stop myself dashing off a response. Until today, when some silly woman living on the Silver … Continued