The Algarve! Inspiring Alvor... January 21st 2008 The beaches in the Algarve are so beautiful! No wonder why northern Europeans fall in love with this place and stay over.
I reached the south of Portugal after spending a week in Sevilla, where I was glad to see Rosa and her friends. I had driven as fast as I could through the Atlas towards Fez. Heavy snow up in the pass made the roads remain closed the day before. Snow was still pilled up on b ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Algarve Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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I feel so happy for having a chance to explore a bit of this amazing planet where we spend our brief existence.
After years of dedication to teaching at a primary school in central London I was ready for a change. Setting off on a motorbike trip through western Europe and Morocco was like a jug of fresh water to my thirsty mouth. Then after some preparation I flew to N.York, bought a van and spent a few months crossing the United States, visiting the most spectacular landscapes in the national parks - and crying of gratitude for the ... full info