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  • The Disintegration Loops. Days have been passing by almost indistinguishably for too long already. Never before I felt the burden of routine slowly wearing me down like now. Monday to Friday goes by in split second; days are all merged together in a Posted by ZackMeursault in Translucent | Feb 7, 2021
  • Odd Travel Moments - A Young Girl With A Bird On Her Boob In[center][/center] This photo was taken in 2015 and for some reason I am just now writing about it all these years later . And I don't know how I missed posting this Posted by littlesam1 in Traveling Sam | Jan 21, 2021
  • DAY SIX - Coimbra (02/07/2020) Rarely have I been so glad of a night on a cheap IKEA bed with a thin mattress. Embarrassingly; it had taken just four days in a tent to break us. But then, you don't need to walk to Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jul 3, 2020
  • DAY FIVE - Part two: Coimbra (01/07/2020)We set off from Tomar at about 1700 and drove towards Coimbra, safe in the knowledge that we had at least one night in an actual bed awaiting us. Driving there, we saw more of the northern Portuguese countryside we Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jul 2, 2020
  • SintraAnd a trip to Sintra. Palácio Nacional de Sintra Palácio Nacional de Sintra [img=https://photos.tr Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Dec 14, 2020
  • Peso da RéguaAnd a short trip from the Sao Bento train station to Peso da Regua (you might have to change trains in the Porto Campanha station). São Bento train station in Porto [img=https: Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Dec 14, 2020
  • Just another SundayI'm literally writing this post to kill a bit of my time on this seemingly never ending Sunday. I'm noticing how these lock-down weekends have been slowly numbing me. It's not about feeling good or bad, happy or sad, it's Posted by ZackMeursault in Translucent | Dec 13, 2020
  • FaroAnd by train to Faro. A nice small old center with a very nice cathedral (Igreja de Santa Maria, damaged and partly rebuilt in the 17. and 18. century). Igreja de Santa Maria [ Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Nov 27, 2020
  • LisboaAnd to Lisbon by plane. Praça do Municipio Praça Dom Pedro IV and Teatro Nacional D. Maria II [img Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Nov 24, 2020
  • FunchalAnd to Funchal, Madeira. First a Covid 19 test (free) at the airport, then by Airport Bus to town, €5, €8 return. Had to wait then in my accomodation until the negativ result arrived via e-mail, about 6 hours. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871 Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Nov 18, 2020
  • Portugal in the Time of CovidTraveling across the Atlantic in these days of Covid is not something that one does light-heartedly. But that’s what I had to do recently: Early last month, I had to fly to Portugal (from the US) to take care of Posted by JSerpa in One World | Nov 14, 2020
  • 201111 Convento de Cristo ~ The CompletionOn 200923 I had this unshakeable desire to get to the REAL reason why I was in Portugal. How I got to be here was absolutely Divinely Orchestrated from that first WhatsApp message from my friend in Holland, Rosa, Posted by Gypsy Lee in Revisiting Portugal | Nov 12, 2020
  • Ponta DelgadoAnd by plane to Ponta Delgado. You need a Covid 19 test (for free in Porto and Lisboa) and fill a form, printed or online. After 6 days a second test is necessary in the health center (Centro de Saude) Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Nov 1, 2020
  • As Rome burns...The second wave has arrived. And now, are we all ready for a long and dark winter? I don't really know how most people are going through this pandemic, how they cope internally with all the different challenges that life is Posted by ZackMeursault in Translucent | Oct 31, 2020
  • PortoNow a trip to Portugal, first arriving in Porto. Entering Portugal was without problems, but masks are compulsary on busy streets, in shops and in buses and metro. The metro line E bring's you from the airport to Trindade close of Posted by UliS in Winter 2020/2021 ! | Oct 26, 2020
  • An Iberian Exploration: Evora and return to LisbonI've always noted how flat and featureless the landscape of Spain appears from the major highways, but this was particularly apparent in the western region of Extremadura. This is probably Spain's least visited region as well, the home of cities Posted by zzlangerhans in Babies in backpacks | Sep 6, 2020
  • DAY FIVE - Part one: Tomar (01/07/2020) ALEX: I awoke at around 0615 with mosquito bites on on my arms and legs. Evidently, we had not closed the tent quick enough to prevent the parasites from getting in. Of all the insects, the mosquito makes me the Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jul 1, 2020
  • A Light That Never Goes OutOn the morning of February 1st 2019 I sat comfortably in one of my favorite bars in Warsaw, Chlodna 25, and wrote a few words here in a post I called [[https://translucent.travellerspoint.com/136/|Pedro 3.0]]. Once again I was living the first Posted by ZackMeursault in Translucent | Aug 2, 2020
  • An Iberian Exploration: The AlgarveWe didn't want to spend too much time driving so we scheduled an overnight stop on the Atlantic coast before proceeding to the Algarve. Not far out of Lisbon we stopped at a farmers market in any tiny town off Posted by zzlangerhans in Babies in backpacks | Jul 27, 2020
  • DAY FOUR: Nazaré (30/06/2020)We rose well rested from the tent and set about planning the day over breakfast, which today was oats, nuts, soy milk and a dash of cinnamon. The immediate plan was to move on from here to Nazaré, which was Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jun 30, 2020
  • An Iberian Exploration: LisbonAfter our son Ian was born a few weeks premature in 2013, we had to put travel on hold for a few months and focus on helping him catch up with his weight and his milestones. By the time he Posted by zzlangerhans in Babies in backpacks | Jul 23, 2020
  • DAY THREE: Foz do Arelho (29/06/2020)ALEX: Slept much better. The campsite was bright and green in the morning and most of the people had left for the day. I got up and even went for a run around the periphery of the campsite to freshen up. Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jun 29, 2020
  • DAY TWO: Peniche and Óbidos (28/06/20)ALEX: So much for the €90 sleeping pads. Comfortable they were, but I slept poorly. Reckon I must have had about 3 hours of sleep. Including a dream that an old school friend confessed to me that he was an Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jun 28, 2020
  • DAY TWENTY ONE: Lisbon (18/07/2020)Woke up and felt well rested. Air conditioning really is a life saver and something we’d been without for three weeks. I was used to getting up and having immediately to get in the shower. Something else novel was having breakfast Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jul 18, 2020
  • DAY TWENTY - The Drive Home (17/06/2020) After a long day of work yesterday we had a bit of a lie in till about half ten, and then got up and had some nice egg breakfast. We cleared up our belongings and left the apartment. Several things Posted by The_Sink in Atlantic Coast & The Douro, Portugal | Jul 17, 2020
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