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Barragem de Santa Clara

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March 11, 2018

I’ve been recording quite a lot while on the road and I need a few weeks somewhere quiet to work through it all and process what I’ve got.

With…

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A Month in the Algarve

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March 1, 2018

The Algarve is the Southernmost region of Portugal. Before visiting I had always associated it with retired expats and plastic white motor-homes. After spending a month here exploring, however,…

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Roadtrip to Lisbon with Chris

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December 21, 2017

Chris had joined me in the van for the week and was getting a flight back from Lisbon Airport so we had a week to drive down from Porto. It…

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A Pleasant Carpark in Porto

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December 14, 2017

I met my friend Chris at the Airport and headed straight for the centre of Porto. I’d found a nice place to camp just outside the centre along the…

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Waiting for a Mate in Lavra

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December 7, 2017

My friend was flying into Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport so I found a nice looking beach nearby to spend a few days and wait for him.

I found this spot…

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The Route to Portugal. Pt 4

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November 30, 2017

After two nights in the mountains I decided to head for the coast. It was about an hours drive due West to the city of Viana de Castelo. I’d…

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The Route to Portugal. Pt 3

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November 27, 2017

For spot number three I chose again an interesting looking piece of river about 10km from the Portuguese border. It was a nice drive, mostly one long road through…

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The Route to Portugal. Pt 2

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November 23, 2017

After Rinlo I left Manu and travelled two hours South to a town on the edge of a huge river. I found a track that looked like it…

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The Route to Portugal. Pt 1

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November 20, 2017

I’m meeting a friend in Porto in just under two weeks so after three glorious weeks I felt like it was time to leave Vega. The weather had…

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Vega II – A walk up to the hilltop bench

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November 16, 2017

It’s been a week and I’m still in Vega, I really like it here. Life moves slowly and I’ve met some great people. When I arrived here I noticed…