Located in the middle of the southern coast of Portugal, in the area known as the Algarve, is the little beach town of Albuferia. While this town often gets a bad rap in the various travel guides, we find the old town to be delightful. With the official greeter, shown in the first photo, who couldn't be ready to relax and adopt his laid back attitude. Albuferia is especially nice if you plan a tr... Read Full Entry
Sheets of cork at the Firewater distilleryThe cork is stripped from the trees every 9 years. It is then boiled for 2 hours to make it pliable. France and the US are the biggest importers of the cork. France for the wine bottles and the US for the Space Shuttle.