Spanish sunshine

Saturday 28/01/17 – Sunday 29/01/17 Matalscanas Camped up right by the beach, again lovely long walks and entertainment on the beach, an exercise ball buried half in the sand and a queue of lads bouncing of it doing all sorts of jumps Beautiful sunsets from the van Sunday and we decide on a day of…

Back home to Spain

Tuesday 24/01/17 Camping Algarve Moncarapacho Stopped on the way to our next campsite for lunch by the sea and  some dog and people exercise. Gasp horror what do I see someone has put a cross in the sky, I think it should be a bloody great tick and a yes to more sun like this….

Silves -Sao Bartolomeu de Messiness

Saturday 21/01/17 – Monday 23/01/17 – Silves -Sao Bartolomeu de Messines Back to our little campsite to charge up the leccy, have a shower and do some clothes washing, relax and chill. Had a Lovely 2 hour or more walk on Sunday.  Will definitely come back to this site. Then a spot of cooking, fish stew…

Back to Alvor with a stop in Silves

Wednesday 19/01/17 Took another look around Silves, beautiful place, the castle The cathedral The Praca Al’Mutamid, which is a modern reconstruction of an Islamic period water garden. It is named after a child ruler of Silves. Some more Silves pics, two of a lovely square, The Dave meeting Cliff, who was trying to flog his…

Alvor – Silves

Sunday 15/01/17 – Alvor Turned up early at Alvor and was going to use a camperstop, but it was very busy, so camped on a free spot next door. walked into town, for fresh bread and on the harbour was a small food market, so bought a few essentials, avocados and cake ! Huge house…

Vila Nova de Milfontes – Carrapateira

Friday 13/01/17 – Vila Nova de Milfontes Stopped in a site on top of some cliffs overlooking the harbour, beautiful walks along the cliffs, if abit scary in parts ” don’t look down, there is a very long drop, just keep walking” Said hello to one of the locals. Search for sites €0.00 Saturday 14/01/17…

Beautiful coast and ships ! Setubal to Melides

Monday – Tuesday 09/01/2017 – 10/01/2017 – Setubal The site is right by the water and just over the way from a busy port, the ships that are arriving are huge, and guess what you can track them, yes I think I will become a certified ship tracker geek ! So interesting (to me anyway)…

Chasing the sun

Thursday 05/01/2017 Ordinhas Parque We have come abit inland for this site as we needed to top up the electricity, have a shower and HAIR STRAIGHTEN, just saying ! Lovely little village had a walk with the dogs, setting every dog off barking within a 5 km radius, it is like dog Chinese whispers, as luck…

Portugal and more Portugal

Tuesday – 03/01/2017 – Cabo da Rica On the way to Peniche we pass the walled town of Obidos it is one of the most picturesque towns of Portugal. The compact town centre is filled with cobbled streets and traditional painted houses, while the entire town is encircled by the solid city walls. Obidos was…

Happy New Year 2017

Sunday 01/01/2017 – Sao Martinho de Porto I was on the motorhome club on Facebook and someone recommended this town and Foz de Arelho so while we were here thought we would look them up. We arrived New Year’s Day and it was jam packed with motorhomes, mostly Portuguese, it seems in Northern Portugal there…