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Chapter Six - Portugal

Portugal is one of those countries that seems to be all around me. For some time I seriously thought my destiny was rather to study Portuguese, than Hungarian, and life has a funny way of pointing that out to me. 487 more words


Megalithic Road: The Wisdom of Stillness

Europe, Portugal, North Alentejo, S. Mamede Natural Park. One of the most remote regions of the country and one with the lowest population rates. The hot weather in the summer, the extremely cold temperatures in the winter, the lack of water and the hardness of the land have been the strongest contributors to the desertification of this area. 656 more words


Olhao, Portugal

It was time for some much needed R&R as we headed to the Algarve Region in Southern Portugal. Our stopping point was the small town of Olhao. 74 more words

Free City Tour in Lisbon? Not My Usual, but Why Not?

While I was in the process of checking in and dropping my bags at my hostel in Lisbon the clerk asked if I wanted to go on their free city tour which started within minutes. 496 more words

Places And Things (Nouns Are Fun!)

5 Active Breaks In Portugal's Beautiful Algarve

Yes, you can slump in the sun lounger with a pre-dinner cocktail – but that’s not until the evening. In the meantime, get out there and make the most of everything… 318 more words


Vila Franca de Xira to Azambuja

8/31 – our 12 mile trek today was mostly on highway, which was nasty, but would have been worse on a weekday with heavier traffic. We met no other pilgrims today. 390 more words