Levada walking and Clube Nautico Silves

Last Christmas Eve we walked the levada near Silves for the first time. In July, we enjoyed the route for a second time and our friend Jörg introduced us to the fabulous Clube Nautico Silves. Well, it would appear we … Continued

Levada walking in Silves

posted in: Central Algarve, Portugal | 1

We always loved walking Madeira’s numerous levadas; however, it wasn’t until Harri bought a new hiking book that we learned there was a levada in nearby Silves. For the uninitiated, levadas are water channels built to irrigate large areas of … Continued

Central Algarve – Lagoão Trail

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Despite this being our third Christmas in the Algarve, I still have to pinch myself when I gaze out of the window at blue skies and sunshine. Incredibly, the BBC weather was promising temperatures of around 17 degrees today. And … Continued