Category Archives: Portugal

Feliz Páscoa!

Happy Easter! The weather’s a bit mixed here in Portugal this weekend – we even had a mini-tornado on the site yesterday. I hope you are all enjoying a lovely Bank Holiday weekend back home in the UK. We’ve spent … Continue reading

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Into the hills we go …

We’ve been off the beaten track somewhat since our last blog update – into the hills & far away! Our first mini-adventure was taking the N124 from Silves to Portimão.  The road is so bumpy & rutted I thought the … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Well, it’s been over 2 weeks since I updated our blog – I’m glad to report that it has stopped raining & the sun has come out. We’ve been cycling, on train rides, had a bash at kayaking & have … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Well, doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?  I can hardly believe it but it’s a whole year since we sold our house, most of our belongings & bought the motorhome to go adventuring.  Looking back it seems a lifetime … Continue reading

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John & Jane Go Shopping

After last week’s exciting “fun with bleach” episode, John and Jane go shopping – see John wince. The Eastern Algarve, where we are, is far less developed than the central region, made up of fishing villages rather than bustling coastal … Continue reading

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Windows, windows, windows- DIY in the Van

This week, a prolonged spell of dry weather has enabled us to start refurbishing our windows, which has proved a lot trickier than expected!  It was only once we’d purchased the van & experienced some hot weather that we realised … Continue reading

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Feliz 2014!

A belated Happy New Year from Sybil’s Big Adventure. Following our Christmas spent at the campsite at Cabanas de Tavira, we set off to Albufeira to welcome the new year in style at The Eden Resort.  We booked the all-inclusive … Continue reading

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