- I did it againMaking assumptions on a person's apperance that is, you'd think I'd learn, especially as this time it was a lovely older couple in a van. Both proper Cornish as Henry and his lovely wife Anne said and so unassuming, then Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Feb 24, 2017
- Wales vs England So we were up reasonably early on Saturday morning, I showered first as usual in the van as the aire's facilities were not up to much. Jacqui had hers, dried her hair and I started breakfast when jacqui started to Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Feb 15, 2017
- Heading westHaving noticed for ourselves the number of motorhomes about, we phoned Pedro who confirmed he was packed as well and having to put vans in an overflow area. We consequently booked a week with him over Mardi Gras so we Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Feb 9, 2017
- PORTO. "The Unvanquished City" - Part IIAs I left work today it was snowing here in Warsaw. A gentle, soft snow covering everything in white and muffling all the sounds of the big city. While walking home, I realized how this has become my reality and Posted by ZackMeursault in One dream, a thousand ways to get there | Feb 7, 2017
- Jet Lag!It didn't take us long to get into Portugal using the free A-49 which becomes a toll road once across the border; this time we decided to register so that if we strayed on to a toll road we would Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Feb 7, 2017
- Lisbon, Portugal - The Second Oldest City in EuropeLisbon is situated on seven hills beside the Tagus River. It has been inhabited by Neolithic people, Celts, Phonoecians, Visigoths, Greeks, Romans, Moors..... Only Athens, in Europe, is older.
Lisbon is definitely older than Rome and London but Posted by CherylGypsyRose in The Iberian Penninsula in December | Dec 21, 2016
- The Algarve: Albufeira, PortugalThe Southern coast of Portugal is called the Algarve. It has a Mediterranean climate and is known for its rugged beaches.
The word Algarve is taken from Arabic and means 'the west'. Moors occupied southern Portugal for 500 Posted by CherylGypsyRose in The Iberian Penninsula in December | Dec 16, 2016
- Cabo da Roca Portugal - Where the Land Ends21 December 2016: the final day of our three week trip through the Iberian Penninsula.
We are taking the train from Rossio Station, Lisbon to Sintra.
Sintra is a UNESCO Posted by CherylGypsyRose in The Iberian Penninsula in December | Dec 22, 2016
- Evora Portugal - Ancient Cromlech Older than Stonehenge
Evora is a historic 2000 year old city in the Alentejo region of Portugal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The walled old town boasts Moorish, Roman and Catholic monuments, hilly cobble Posted by CherylGypsyRose in The Iberian Penninsula in December | Dec 18, 2016
- Journey homeYes, up early indeed. At 3.30 am more particularly. Christina, who usually wakes up early in the morning, was the one that served me breakfast at 4.30 am. And why on Earth choose to fly such early flight? Well, this Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 15, 2016
- Riding lesson and full-day ride with RodrigoLast day of riding here in the Azores and what a day! It was predicted to be great weather and being able to ride all day on my favorite horse Corante would be great. But first riding lesson with Rodrigo. Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 14, 2016
- Fire Mountain and Fire LakeWoke up and made myself ready for breakfast at 8.30 am. The four ladies from the UK left the estate during the morning and traveled on home by flight. Bit of shame though because they were very nice company and Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 13, 2016
- Full day ride – from south to northBreakfast was served at 8 am. I was going to ride alone with Lara today, while the other ladies had another curriculum. I met up with Lara at the stable where our horses already were saddled.
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- Full day ride to Sete CidadesBreakfast was served at 8.30 am and we gathered at 9.30 am for departure by car (horses in the lorry) to Sete Cidades. From Livramente and out to the west part of the island where Sete Cidades is located took Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 11, 2016
- Half day ride in Remédios and excursion to Furnas This day started with breakfast at 8.30 am and then gathering for departure by car and lorry (for the horses) to Remédios. Remédios is an area situated just east of Livramente, not to be mixed up with the parish Remédios Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 10, 2016
- Dolphins, whales and trail ride to RibeihiniaUp in time for breakfast at 7.30 am. Two of the four British ladies were booked for a dolphin and whale safari this the morning, so I took the opportunity to join them. Safari out on the ocean is something Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 9, 2016
- São Miguel – not that small after all… Up in time for breakfast and check-out before the shuttle back to Lisbon Portela Airport. Being “continental”, the breakfast was okay. Though it was 8 am, it was heavy traffic along the way to the airport. But still it took Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 8, 2016
- To Lisbon first… So it was time for yet another trip and I must say that it has its advantages to travel abroad now during November because it can be incredibly dark, cold and rainy here in Sweden at that time.
Woke up Posted by bejjan in Azores - on horseback | Nov 7, 2016
- Portugal7/11/16 to 21/11/16
Arrived in Porto after a pleasant drive from Salamanca. Continued to pass through hills with eucalypt forests.
Took the direct train to the airport the next day to meet Nick who arrived from Toronto. Great to catch up.
Of Posted by ColleenandTony in Colleen and Tony | Dec 6, 2016
- Atlantas. Sezono sąskaita.
Po dviejų sezonų Viduržemio jūroje mums pagaliau pavyko ištrūkti į Atlantą. Nuo šių metų balandžio iki spalio mėnesio neskubiu ritmu suplaukta 2687 jūrmyli Posted by gramas in MENKĖ PO LOVA | Oct 4, 2016
- Going LisbonOur Portuguese public transport skills proved to be up to the challenge, and three hours after leaving Porto we arrived in Lisbon. We even managed to navigate the metro system, changing lines mid-way to get ourselves to the required Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Sep 30, 2016
- A little (s)tartMy journey in May started by flying from London to Lisbon, as my main flight ticket started from there. I stayed one night in Lisbon, and the next day, after a few Portuguese tarts in Belém, Posted by ksbacon in Bacon on the road | Sep 29, 2016
- Funchal - Day 10 Monday, 9/26Funchal is the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira. It is a lush and mountainous island, located about 350 miles from North Africa. We booked a private tour for our day on Madeira.
Our arrival was delayed Posted by Cybercsp in Sirena Cruise - Barcelona to Barcelona | Sep 27, 2016
- Day 60 Pinhao to Vega de TerronWe had some sleep in time this morning-thanks God as we needed it. We started cruising at 6.30am. This morning was sobbing-much needed and packing. This was a bit tricky as our cabin is rather small . This afternoon we Posted by megwiele in Grand Tour | Sep 27, 2016
- Port wine in PortoWe woke up in our floral haven one last time on Thursday, finished off our cornflakes and set off for the train. Belinda and Pat headed to the city for some last minute sight seeing, and we stayed on Posted by Buccas in 2016 - The Year of the Nink | Sep 27, 2016