Here at one of the “known ends of the world”, there is a huge Fortress on the cliffs that is a great distinction for the town of Sagres. Many tourists and travelers come from all over the world to view this history. The small church inside, The Lady of Grace Church is also a sacredContinue reading “THE FORTRESS AND THE CHURCH, AND HENRY THE NAVIGATOR”
This is the unexpected magic of travel. Dancers on the roof. And if you ever make it to France… Fanny and Erick. Thank you for this memorable morning vision.
Lots of fun driving around and looking at nature and all things Portugal. Great area to explore here. We saw a field of beautiful honey-colored sheep being tended by a few shepherds and several large dogs. One shepherd was sitting on the ground with little golden lambs all around him. There is actually a shepherdContinue reading “DAY TRIPS AND CONVERSATIONS”
A little further up the road we stumbled upon Taberna do Gabriel. This restaurant basically on a cliff attached to the beach. Speechlessly cool. !! Praia da Amoreira, Aljezur, Portugal. I had grilled sardines, again! We know that in the summer these places get busy, but it is still remote, accessible only by car or camper vanContinue reading “WILD AND BEAUTIFUL COAST”
We discovered the site Pure Portugal.co.uk and it has wonderful properties on it. Many of the properties are near Coimbra which is interesting because that is where we are headed next. Next week, on February 13, we start a ten day housesitting job in Oliveira do Hospital which is in that very area. It isContinue reading “PURE PORTUGAL”
We found the morning farmer’s market and got some great produce. We drove around a bit today after finding the farmer’s market. Saw some pretty sights and things we want to go back to. It’s rugged and wild here and for travelers. Saw many access points to the cliffs and the beaches. Gentle surf rightContinue reading “LIFE IN SAGRES”
We’ve gone from storks to seagulls. From the storks nesting on the castle walls in Manique do Intendente to Sagres with the seabirds. We loved the drive from Loule to Sagres as it got increasingly wild and open, breezy, palm trees. Sagres is a sweet town with a friendly vibe. Donny found us a greatContinue reading “SAGRES”